Japan to aid Lagos substation revamp in a $21M deal

Nigeria, Lagos: Nigerian federal government has signed a grant aid project with Japan for emergency rehabilitation and strengthening of the electricity transmission substation in Lagos.

The aim of the $21 million project is to strengthen the power infrastructure of Lagos as a commercial and industrial hub in Nigeria, reports Premium Times.

In 2016, Japanese government supported emergency improvement of electricity supply in Abuja, a project that has been completed and is now contributing to improving power supply in Abuja.

The Government of Japan will host the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) 7 meeting in Yokohama in 2019, where leaders from Nigeria and other African countries are expected to discuss ways to promote further development of the African continent and how Japan can contribute to the process, Premium Times reports.

Source: Premium Times