REA to Provide Solar Power to Sabon-Gari Market in Kano

Damiola Ogunbiyi

Damilola Ogunbiyi, the managing director, Federal Rural Electrification Agency (REA), while speaking during a courtesy visit to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Wednesday, said that the Federal Government is set to provide solar power to Sabon-Gari Market in Kano, Sundiata Post reports.

The managing director said the agency would provide regular and reliable power to the market to curb incessant fire outbreaks, mostly caused by generators in the market.
She explained that in a week’s time, a team from the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) would visit the market for a technical study to determine the market’s power requirements.

According to her, the project will be completed ‎in December if everything goes as planned.
She said that her visit to the governor was to show the Federal Government’s commitment to renewable power supply to Sabongari and other markets in the country‎.


Source: Energy Mix Report

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