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The UK Minister for International Development, Hon. Nick Hurd, has supported the 2016 Nigeria Energy Forum, confirmed attendance and will be making a presentation titled ‘Sustainable Energy in Africa – Rising to the Challenge’ at the event. His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been invited to be the Chief Host of the Forum and to formally open the event with a keynote speech titled ‘Sustainable Energy for All Nigerians – Grand Challenges, Big Opportunities’.
On Tuesday, 26th January 2016, the Nigerian High Commission UK, formally endorsed the 2016 Nigeria Energy forum (NEF 2016) during an official visit by the NEF 2016 team to the High Commission in the UK, hosted by the Acting High Commissioner, His Excellency, Mr Adah Simon Ogah. The Acting High Commissioner together with the Ministers of Industry Trade, and Investment, Mr. Hassan Mohammed Hassan and Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, was extremely impressed with the presentation of the NEF 2016, and it’s unique engagement with high-level policy makers, business leaders, higher education institutions both nationally and internationally, and the Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.
FLEXIS project representatives (pictured above) received an Award of Recognition for their outstanding contribution to the third Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) in Lagos, Nigeria during April 2018. With representation from the Director General of the OPEC Fund for International Development, the theme of NEF 2018 was ‘Accelerating Access to Sustainable Energy for All’. Attended by... Read More