The Minister of Works, Power and Hosing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Monday said the Federal Government would deploy solar energy systems to 37 universities in the country.

Fashola made this known while delivering the 32nd Convocation Lecture of the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), titled “Sustainability of Technological Advancement-A Key to Industrial Growth’’.

He said the solar energy project was ongoing, saying that government would soon deliver 12 Mega Watts of electricity in nine institutions.

“We are embracing technology and we are embracing solar energy. We will go phase by phase until we complete the 37 federal institutions,” he said.

Source: Daily Trust