Abuja - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
the Delta State has signed with a Chinese company is poised to boost the
provision of electricity.
The partnership has been signed with Yutal Li Nigeria
Limited for the provision of a 100-megawatt (MW) solar powered electricity
State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said the partnership was
necessary because of the importance of electricity supply to the growth of
micro, small, medium scale enterprises.
It will also boost employment creation and enhance
socio-economic development of the state.
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The governor added the Chinese company was ready to be
involved in the use of solar energy to generate power which would boost power
supply in the state and the country.
“It is heart-warming to know that solar energy is an efficient and effective way of
preserving our environment," said Okowa.
"I call on host communities to cooperate with the
company as it has the capacity of creating employment opportunities for our
This is in addition to helping to increase
electricity supplied to the national grid.
- CAJ News