Solar products factory to be built in Akwa Ibom by Chinese firm


To ascertain the state of readiness for the take-off of the solar energy products factory to be constructed in Akwa Ibom, the state government has taken delivery of hi-tech street lights donated by Hangzhou MC2 Prudent Company Ltd, IWIN reports.

The Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government, Sir Etekamba Umoren, alongside other top government functionaries inspected and took delivery of the sample project of the 10 hi-tech solar street light poles along Oron Road by Udo Udoma Avenue measuring 250 meters.

The Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Essien, who disclosed that the company has acquired a factory site along Itam Industrial layout, said the street lights were samples of other numerous projects the company intends to produce in the State when fully operational. He expressed optimism that in the next six months, it would have completed the factory fully fitted with the required equipment.