The Kano State Rural and Electrification Board (REB), under the Kano State government has disclosed its installation of 600 solar street lights in three senatorial zones.
This was made known by the Managing Director of Kano REB, Garba Uba in an interview with reporter
Responding to questions, Uba said the project is ongoing at North West, North South and North Central in the State, where the street lights would be installed in boarding schools, Islamiyya schools and mosques.
Uba further explained that from January to date, the board had also installed four transformers.
“We installed 200 KVA transformers at Yargaya Isolation Center at Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area Isolation Centre at Karfi, Konar Dawakin and Dakata. The managing director said that before the end of the year, REB would install three 500 KVA transformers at Gurjiya Housing Estate at Dawakin Kudu.”
The board which was reportedly established in January 1973, is to take care of all rural electrification in the State.