BY AHERHOKE OKIOMA
As part of its contributions to youth empowerment and reduction of youth restiveness and other rampant vices in the society, a firm, SECODI, has proposed to organize training on solar installation and air conditioning.
Following the challenges of power supply in Nigeria, a global multinational company with branches across Europe, Sun Energy Community Development Initiative, (SECODI)Nigeria Limited, has put in place arrangements to train Bayelsa youths to learn how to install solar conditioners and solar power panels with home appliances such as fridge, radio, television, blenders and borehole pumping machines.
According to Mr Moses Onoja, the CEO of the firm, who spoke to Airport Correspondents in Yenagoa, the training would enable citizens to enjoy renewable clean energy that is eco-friendly and assist teeming unemployed youths to generate passive income that will reduce financial constraints being faced generally.
According to him, apart from Bayelsa State, the company is also partnering with other international companies to solve the nation’s epileptic electricity supply that has been albatross to industrial and personal use.
He further stressed that solar cars and other appliances developed by the company are already available in the market for use and advised citizens to key into solar energy products as an alternative to moribund, interrupted electrical power supply which has brought untold hardship to the citizens in Nigeria and the world at large, due to its affordability.
He boasted that currently, they are partnering with the Benue State Government to empower the youths the Executive Governor of the state, His Excellency, Samuel Ortom has procured solar cars.
He said: “It will be recorded that SECODI was established in 2017. Since its inception, it has gone into many business ventures and they are sufficiently doing well.”