SOLAR FARMS PLANNED IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES

The federal government has concluded plans to build solar powered independent plants in nine universities in the country. coming as part of the government policy to connect all the federal universities to the national power grid, the project would renew energy.

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The idea was initiated in 2016 by the government through the power, works and housing under; the rural electrical agancy . nine universities selected for the first phase of the project are

1 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY NDUFU-ALIKE IKWO

2 NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY

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3 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES

4 UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

5 OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY

6 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE

7 USMAN DAN FODIO UNIVERSITY

8 ABUBAKAR TAFA BELEWA UNIVERSITY

9 BAYERO UNIVERSITY

THE GOVERNMENT stress that power project would not only lead to construction of solar farm but also an independent power plant as well as traning centre in the university

welcoming the team to the team to the institution, its VICE CHANCELLOR, CHINEDUM NWAJIUBA, thanked the federal government for choosing the institution as one of the first beneficiaries of the power project.

He charged the contractor handling the project to start work immedaitely and more importantly to ensure quality work.

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