By Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf
Nigerian Breweries PLc has commissioned its 663.6 KWP solar energy plant at its Ibadan brewery over the weekend.
Talking on the event, the corporate’s Chairman, Chief Kolawole Jamodu disclosed that the challenge marks an essential milestone within the firm’s historical past and growth.
Jamodu mentioned Ibadan brewery which is the corporate’s third largest plant was used because the pilot challenge due to the significance NBL attaches to the Oyo folks.
The previous Minister of Business mentioned, “From a humble starting in 1946, the corporate now has 9 totally operational Breweries from which its top quality merchandise are produced and distributed to all elements of Nigeria, as well as the 2 malting vegetation in Aba and Kaduna.”
In his remarks, the corporate Managing Director, Mr Jordi Borrut Bel mentioned the corporate was the primary manufacturing firm in Nigeria to fee clear renewable plant in Nigeria and hopes won’t be the final.
Bel additionally hinted that the corporate was within the technique of commissioning comparable tasks in its Ama, Aba, Enugu, Lagos vegetation quickly.
The highest producer additional disclosed that his firm has donated $10, 000 to assist develop Asejire dam closed to the Ibadan plant.
“We’re trying ahead to partnership with different companions to ship extra renewable tasks in Nigeria,” he promised.
Additionally, talking, the Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde counseled the corporate for its assist to his state, whilst he known as on different personal corporations to comply with go well with.
Makinde mentioned with the commissioning of this challenge, his administration is challenged to do extra for the companies within the state, including that he appears to be like ahead to offering extra facilities to the companies of the state.