Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over claims that his administration plans to electrify five million households and twenty million people using decentralised solar energy solutions.

Taking a swipe at the president, Sowore described Buhari as a “joker-in-chief” who had failed at providing electricity for homes during six years of his tenure.



Sowore said, “What’s wrong with this joker-in-chief? You did 6 years and you couldn’t electrify six homes but want to electrify 5 million homes after your disastrous tenure! #Revolution Now.”

A statement by the presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, quoted Buhari as saying the federal government planned to electrify five million households and twenty million people using decentralised solar energy solutions.

The president said, “Nigeria’s commitment to a just transition is reflected in our ambitious Energy Compact, which includes the Government’s flagship project to electrify five million households and twenty million people using decentralised solar energy solutions.

“This is a major first step towards closing our energy access deficit by 2030. Nigeria’s commitment is…

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