Ibadan – As Nigeria celebrates 59th Independence anniversary, an indigenous company says it is intensifying efforts to begin assembling of solar cars by 2020.
Mr Moses Onaja, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Energy Community Development Initiative (SECODI), made the disclosure on Tuesday during an exhibition of solar products in Ibadan. The exhibition was aimed at inspiring Nigerians to have access to renewable and clean energy which is environmental friendly.
“We want to promote the use of renewable energy products in Nigeria to promote a clean and healthy environment.
“What we want to do now is to start assembling solar cars in Nigeria. Let it not just be in China. “By the special grace of God, we want to see how we can work with the government to ensure that; we are hoping that in 2020 we should have the assembly point here,
” he said. Onaja said that the company discovered that some people died from diseases caused by fossil fuel, adding that it would want to bring solutions toward minimising deaths from air pollution in Nigeria.