ECOWAS Set to Invest in the West Africa Power Sector

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President of the ECOWAS commission Marcel de Souza, has called on International communities, investors, and experts to invest in the Nigerian power sector in order to improve access to electricity in the entire sub-region.

According to the ECOWAS president, US$35 billion has been set aside by the commission to be invested in electricity. This investment will see the installation of grid, solar and other renewable energy sources and infrastructure projects until 2025.

He also said that following the invest Nigeria will be able to meet up with 50 percent energy demands in Niger and Benin Republics irrespective of the challenges facing the power sector.