Shehu Sani Distributes 60 Transformers, 250 Solar Panels to Communities

Shehu Sani Distributes 60 Transformers, 250 Solar Panels to Communities 

By ALEX UANGBAOJE, Kaduna 

As part of his constituency projects, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Monday kickoff  the distribution of 60 units of electricity transformers to communities in his senatorial district in Kaduna State.

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Shehu Sani, who is also the Senate Committee Chairman, Foreign Loans/ Debts, also announced the distribution of 250 solar panels to over 100 communities.‎

Speaking at the presentation in Kaduna, Senator Sani said the project is targeted to cover 100 communities within his senatorial zone, adding that, he believed power should be accessible and affordable to the poor as it is to the rich.

“I am committed to facilitating the provision of power to our urban and remote communities in the district I represent.”

The senator said the intervention was to empower the poor by boosting small and medium businesses.

According to him,  the solar panels would be installed in public facilities including hospitals and worship centres to facilitate their activities.

He explained that, the solar power project is in line with his vision to promote the use of alternative energy that are cleaner and safer.

“all legal means to make sure this is subsidised to the barest minimum, even in the area of importation of solar panels and other equipment that cannot be manufactured locally.

‎“This will support independent investors and individuals who have interest in the energy source and further development of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone.”

Shehu Sani, expressed confidence that, “the maintenance of this infrastructure, when installed, will be the responsibility of every member of the community.”‎

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