Abuja – The administration of President Goodluck Jonathan is currently planning to generate 30 per cent of Nigeria's electricity supply from coal, Daily Post reports.
Jonathan spoke at a workshop of solid minerals development at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The president claimed that Nigeria's coal resource is a credible way for Nigeria to expand its energy stock.
“It is our intention that 30 per cent of our electricity generation should come from coal, using environmentally-friendly and clean technology. Nigeria is endowed with abundant coal reserves of the required quality necessary for power generation.”
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