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30m Nigerians are without electricity

14 March 2014, 12:12

Abuja - 30 million Nigerians are currently without electricity supply to their homes.

This number is mostly people within the country’s rural areas, reports People’s Daily

Prof. Chinedu Nebo, Minister of Power, gave the statistics while declaring open a seminar aimed at attracting private financing to the Nigerian renewable energy sector.

He noted that there is still a wide gap in power supply in Nigeria and that is why government is focusing on renewable energy, particularly off-grid solar and small hydros that would not need to depend on the national grid.

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