Minister Advocates for Sustainable Energy for Economic Development

Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technoogy, Ogbonnaya Onu, has called for a secured, equitable and environmental sustainable energy supply if the country must fulfill vision 2020:20, The nation reports.
Onu stated this in Abuja during a 2-day technical validation workshop on Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL).
The minister said the federal government is committed to increase the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the country through the National Energy Policy, the Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP) and the vision 2020-20.
Howerver, he said, this can be achieved through the transformation of the nation’s economy from one based mainly on fossil fuel to a low carbon economy based around renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Onu said it is important for all relevant stakeholders to deliberate in making it an action-plan for the realisation of sustainable energy for all in the Nigeria.

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