Nigerian government have been advised to find other uses for its fossil fuel deposit and pay attention to developing other renewable energy.
The advised was given by former Director General of Nigeria Energy Commission, Prof. Abubakar Sani Sambo during the commissioning of the first Nigeria solar power car charging station for electric cars in Sokoto state.
He says the world has shifted attention to cleaner energy sources that promote efficiency and more environmental friendly fuel with zero gas emission.
Director General of the National Automative Design and Development Commission, Jelani Aliyu, described the launch of the solar charging station as a milestone achievement and the beginning of a new era in Nigeria .
According to him, the centre is a clear testimony of the federal government commitment to promoting advanced technology that will power the nation’s economy to a greater height.
He says the collaboration between the NADDC and Nigeria universities of which the Usmanu Danfodio university is one of them is to ensure the adoption of advance technology anywhere in the world in Nigeria.
The two other universities working with NADDC are the University of Lagos, and the University of Nigeria Nsukka with the aim of aiding research and development in this sector.