24th of February, 2021. Edo State, Nigeria.
In line of our vision of building 100 Solar Mini-grids to light up Nigeria in the next 5 years, ACOB Lighting Technology Limited in strategic partnership with Fanny Frank Global Resources Limited, in conjunction with the Federal Government of Nigeria, through its Implementing Agency – Rural Electrification Agency (REA) and the Edo State Government, officially commissioned the 100kWp hybrid solar mini-grid electrification of Adebayo community in Edo State Nigeria under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) and a Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) energy access business model.
The Commissioning was performed by the Hon. Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR. Also in attendance were Chairman House Committee on Power Engr Da’u Aliyu, represented by Honourable (Chief) Oberuakpefe Anthony Afe, Member Representing Okpe/Sapele/Uvwie Federal Constituency, Delta State, Honourable Dennis Idahosa Member representing Ovia South LGA who was equally represented, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy and Electricity, Edo State, Ovia South LGA Chairman and a host of others as well as community members.
Adebayo Community is a community that has existed without electricity for over 60years. The Federal Government of Nigeria through its implementing Agency, Rural Electrification Agency, REA and in Public Private Partnership, PPP with Fanny Frank Global Resources Limited, and ACOB Lighting Technology as the engineering partner has made it possible for Adebayo Community to be electrified.