Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a seven-point-one megawatts Solar Hybrid power plant in Bayero University Kano, BUK to ensure sustainability in power supply.
Speaking during the inauguration, Osibanjo said that the project would benefit thousands of students and other members of the university community, as well as enhance teaching, research and learning.
The Vice president added that similar projects are being implemented in thirty-seven Federal Universities and seven University Teaching Hospitals across the country.
The plant in BUK is expected to provide electricity for about fifty-five thousand, eight-hundred-and fifteen students and three-thousand and seventy-seven staff of the university.
Speaking further, Osinbajo explained that the project would also empower the girl child and provide job opportunities, which was one of the major focuses of President Muhammad Buhari’s administration.