GLOBAL LEADERS LAUNCH GROUNDBREAKING COMMISSION TO ELIMINATE ENERGY POVERTY AMONG 840 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE
(4th from left) Damilola Ogunbiyi, the MD/CEO of REA and other vital energy stakeholders across the world become Commissioners on the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty (GCEEP), an initiative of the @MIT, supported by @RockefellerFdn
The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the launch of the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty (GCEEP). The Commission will drive a new agenda to provide electricity to hundreds of millions in pursuit of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 7.
The commission is co-chaired by Ernest J. Moniz, Professor of Physics & Engineering Systems Emeritus MIT, and former U.S. Secretary of Energy; President of the Rockefeller Foundation and former USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv J. Shah; and Africa Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.
MANAGING DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF REA, MRS. DAMILOLA OGUNBIYI RECEIVES STELLAR STEWARDSHIP OF THE REA: LETTER OF CREDENCE FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY NETWORK FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE
Assitant Director, Media, Muntari Ibrahim, recieved the award on behalf of the MD/CEO
Group picture of REA Staff and the delegation from Civil Society Network for Good Governance
A ‘Stellar Stewardship of the REA: Letter of Credence’ from the Civil Society Board was presented to MD/CEO, REA by the President of Civil Society Network for Good Governance during a courtesy visit by a delegation headed by the President, Adefila Kamal on Wednesday, 25th September, 2019.
The Letter of Credence was received by Assistant Director and Head of Media, Muntari Ibrahim, on behalf of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
FG COMMISSIONED 98.8KWP SOLAR HYBRID MINI GRID PLANT IN KEBBI STATE
Project commissioning by representative of Kebbi State Governor, (2nd R), Engr, Aminu Umar, Ag. Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Water Resource, Kebbo State
Traditional leaders of Kare –Dadin Kowa Community with the District Head, (M) H.R.H Alhaji Musa Maina Jantuliu
Dr. Sanusi Ohaire, (2nd R), ED REF, Representative of MD/CEO. Engr. Aminu Umar, (3rd R), Ag. Perm Sec, Ministry of Water Resources, Kebbi State, representative of the governor of Kebbi State, Anayo Okenwa Nas, CEO Nayo Tropical Limited during the tour of the facility
As part of its commitment to provide equitable access to electricity across regions in Nigeria, the Federal Government, through its Implementing Agency, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), on Tuesday, 17th September, 2019, commissioned a 98.8KWP solar hybrid mini grid power plant at Kare-Dadin Kowa, in Kebbi State
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The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty (GCEEP on September 12, 2019). Damilola Ogunbiyi joined this commission to drive a new agenda to provide electricity to hundreds of millions in pursuit of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 7
Kebbi, Nigeria – The Federal Government of Nigeria, through its Implementing Agency – Rural Electrification Agency (REA) commissioned a 98.8KW solar hybrid mini grid power plant at Kare-Dadin Kowa, Kebbi State, under its Rural Electrification Fund (REF), as part of its commitment to provide equitable access to electricity across regions in Nigeria.
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L-R: HMSP, Mr.Goddy Jeddy-Agba, HMP, Engr.Saleh Mamman, Governor of Kano State H.E. Alh. Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, HEVP, Prof.Yemi Osinbajo,SAN,GCON, VC-BUK Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello, MD/CEO, REA, Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi, Dep.Gov. Kano State, Alh.Nasiru Gawuna, Chairman, House Committee on Power, Hon. Aliyu Magaj
Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi
In adherence to global best practices in the provision of cleaner and sustainable sources of energy, as well as fulfilling Nigeria’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change to reduce carbon footprint, the federal government recently inaugurated the 7.1MW power plant, the largest off-grid Solar Hybrid plant in Africa at Bayero University, Kano, under the Energising Education Programme, Funke Olaode who was in Kano reports
The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has worked with the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB) and other donor agencies, in the implementation of its projects. In this interview with JOHN OFIKHENUA, its Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi, speaks on the country’s electrification projects.