Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday 23 August 2016 inspected the flag-off of the construction of a 1.2 megawatt solar powered electricity plant which was donated by the Japanese government at at Lower Usama, Bwari Abuja.
"We want to get incremental power first, short-term objective. Energy anywhere, we can get it because the energy is not enough,” he said in an interview.
"Five thousand megawatts, which was our peak production in February this year, is not enough for a country of over 100 million people. We will get it from everywhere — from gas, solar, hydro from nuclear and biomass."