Company to link Kaduna civil servants with solar power

The Kaduna Power Company (KAPSCO) has announced plans provide solar power interested civil servants, as part of its mandate increase access to electricity in the state.

Ms Dolapo Popoola, Managing Director of the company said this in a statement in Kaduna on Thursday.

She said that the initiative under the company’s “Kaduna Solar for All”, which aimed at increasing access electricity by powering off-grid communities.

“KAPSCO is working with both and foreign manufacturers and suppliers deploy solar products and connect the Kaduna State public servants/workers off-grid power supply”, she said.

Popoola explained that the initiative the first of its kind in the state and had different packages for junior and senior staff.

According her, the solar is reliable and affordable and comes with free maintenance for one year and a five year warranty at zero percent interest.

She added that less than per cent of the workers net salaries would be deducted to for the service.

Popoola also explained that the solar energy had numerous benefits among which were 24 hours electricity supply, reduced monthly electricity bill, low cost of purchase and environmental friendly.

She urged civil servants in the state take advantage of the opportunity and register for the service, so as enjoy uninterrupted power in their homes.(NAN)