International singer and superstar, Akon recently attended the Africa Energy Leaders Group which held in Abidjan, Cote D’Iviore.
The meeting was attended by African leaders. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former president, Olusegun Obasanjo were at the event. Tony Elemulu was also present. He shared some of the photos on his Twitter handle.
Elumelu thanked Akon for his support.
The Senegalese, who has initiated plans to light up Africa by supplying electricity to African countries, spoke about the #AkonLightingAfricaProject and his Solar Academy.
The R&B star took to twitter to express how excited he was, attending the meeting.
Akon is launching an academy through his “Akon Lighting Africa” initiative, which will use the power of the sun to hopefully provide 600 million African people with electricity.
The academy, which is opening in Mali’s capital of Bamako, will teach people how to install and take care of solar powered systems.