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REA MD/CEO, Ahmad Salihijo visits the AfDB HQ in Abuja

The REA MD/CEO, Ahmad Salihijo paid a visit to the African Development Bank (AfDB) HQ in Abuja and was received by the Task Team Lead, AfDB-funded Nigerian Electrification Project (NEP) & other members of the NEP-AfDB project.

Recall that the board of the AfDB had earlier approved a $200 million sovereign facility for the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP). The objective is to increase electricity access to 105,000 households, 20,000 MSMES & 8 federal universities across Nigeria.

The REA will hold a project brief for the NEP-AfDB, a press event focused on discussing the impact of the AfDB funded NEP in the Nigerian energy sector