Energy development: Germany gives 22m Euros to Nigeria

The German Government has made a disclosure that the Europe’s largest economy has made a provision for €22million with a view to developing Nigeria’s energy sector as well as its climate issues.

This was made known by the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Bernhard Schlagheck during an interview with the press, The Guardian reports.

According to him, the support, which is under the auspices of the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), is being implemented by the German Development Corporation (GIZ).

Disclosing further, he noted that the German Government Technical Advisor Group, has also provided mobile care hospitals for the Nigerian military with solar panels for the purpose of stable electricity.

He said: “From 2013-2020, Germany is providing a total of €22million to Nigeria, to address energy and climate change issues.” 

He added  that the Group has also supported some Nigerian universities to tap into  off-grid renewable energy solutions, preferably solar power.

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