Osun, French Govt Sign MoU On N8bn Solar Power Plant

Solar-panelsThe Osun State government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French government to construct an N8bn solar power plant in the state.

Stephane Gompertz, France’s Ambassador for Climate Change, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday that the project was the first of such magnitude to be signed in Nigeria.

Gompertz said the agreement was signed on Friday by the Osun Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola and a French company, Vergnet, adding that France was supporting Nigeria in the area of renewable energy.