US AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA AND USADF DELEGATION VISITS KIGBE SOLAR MINI-GRID

Abuja, Nigeria. 10/19/2018 – We received The US Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington, Chairman, Board of Directors, USADF, Jack Leslie, President and CEO of USADF, C.D. Glin, and the Executive Director, Diamond Development Initiatives, Adamu Garba who came on a site visit to our Solar Mini-Grid at Kigbe Community in Abuja, Nigeria.

The dignitaries visited both the commercial and productive users of electricity.

“This is the way you bring power and the future to the people by the people working together and by inspired Nigerians… Congratulations!” – US Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington.

Over a year ago, with financial and technical support from the United States African Development Foundation, Power Africa Initiative, Diamond Development Initiative, African Development Bank Mini-Grid HelpDesk and Inensus GmbH, we deployed a 20kW solar mini-grid solution to Kigbe community, Abuja, Nigeria.

The President and CEO USADF, C.D Glin said “This is what is possible when a community believes in themselves and takes advantage of opportunities that come. Thank you for your leadership, thank you for your collaboration, thank you for your partnership. We are grateful to be with you on your journey, on your pathway to true prosperity.”

*USADF – United States African Development Foundation



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