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25m Poor Nigerians to Pay N4,000 Monthly for Solar System
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25m Poor Nigerians to Pay N4,000 Monthly for Solar System

About 25 million Nigerians expected to profit from the proposed off-grip solar home systems across rural areas in Nigeria are expected to pay N4,000 monthly. This comes as the Federal Government plans to kickstart the installation of the N140 billion solar project for 5 million households in rural communities from the first week of December. According to the Federal Government, the initiative which is implemented by the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is a continuation of the systematic implementation Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, in a statement on Sunday said the beneficiaries of the solar programme, dubbed Solar Power Naija, are...