THE Kano State Rural and Electrification Board (REB) says it had installed 274 electric poles to provide electricity to 1,000 housing units in the state.
Mr Garba Uba, the Managing Director of the board, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kano, said the project was ongoing at Gurjiya, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area.
“270 high tension poles, four low tension poles with three 500 KVA transformers will be installed to generate light to all the houses”, he said.
Uba however explained that from January 2021, the board will focus on rehabilitating electricity projects in various communities across the State.
Similarly, the managing director also said that the board will install 600 solar streetlights in boarding schools, communities, Islamiyya schools and mosques.
– Dec. 16, 2020 @ 13:25 GMT /