By: Yunusa Abdullahi
In a screen presentation by Chinese Electricity Company at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola, the representatives of the company Mr Liu Shiea and Solomon Joshua who made the presentation to the members of the State Executive Council explained that the company intent to build One Hundred Mega Watts of Solar Power Plant of energy in Adamawa state under Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) bases for about Twenty five years before handing over the project to the state government.
The representatives of CHINTAI said that their company focuses it's activities on Solar Energy Generation, pointing out that if completed the Adamawa State Government will benefit Five percent of the total profit gain on the project and will also provide employment to the unemployed youths across the state.
The leader of the Chinese Delegation Mr Liu Shiea requested the Adamawa State Government to provide a plot of Land and Security for the actualization of the project in Adamawa state.
While responding, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla expressed the State Government readiness to partner with the Chinese Solar Power Company for the provision of electricity to the people of Adamawa state. The Governor had also assured that the State Government will give all the necessary support and cooperation to see that the project become a reality for the overall benefit of the common man.
During the presentation, some members of the State Executive Council also commended on the presentation made by CHINTAI Energy Company. At the end of the presentation, a committee was mandated to liase with CHINTAI to work out modalities for the actualization of the project which includes Commissioners of Agriculture, Land and Survey, Housing and Urban development, Finance and Budget, Rural Infrastructure, Attorney -General of the State, Managing Director of Adamawa Investment Limited as well as Energy Department of the Government House Yola .