Nigeria, Siemens Enter Deal To Improve Electricity
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The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday signed electricity road map agreement with German-based Siemens at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The deal is the product of a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari held with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on August 31, 2018.

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Following the sealing of the deal, President Buhari challenged Siemens, distribution and transmission companies and the electricity distribution company of Nigeria to work hard to achieve 7,000 megawatts by 2021 and 11,000 megawatts by 2023 and overall grid capacity to 25,000 MW.

Buhari reiterated his commitment to the development of the Mambilla hydroelectric and various solar projects in the country.