By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – In its bid to provide renewable solar energy technologies to Nigerians, a Kaduna based company, SOSAI RE Company Limited, has unvailed it Experience Centre in Kaduna state in other to make it services closer to the people.
Chief Executive Officer of SOSAI RE, Habiba Ali disclosed this during the grand launch of its Experience Centre in Kaduna on Friday, April 6, 2018.
According to her, the Centre will serve as an interactive point and a feedback channel; adding that it will made products available for viewing by clients physically and in a virtual environment using a Solutions Explorer screen and at the same time trained clients and employees.
“Several companies especially the communication companies in Nigeria feature a dedicated customer experience centre, where customers can interact with latest products and share real-time feedback throughout the development process.
“At SOSAI Experience Centre this is going to be the case. With the interactive product showrooms, customers can explore customized solutions according to a specific application or industry.
“Not only are the products available to view in person but customers can also see products in a virtual environment using a Solutions Explorer screen. The customer experience centre also include training centres for customers and employees,” she said.
Similarly, the Nigerian Lead, Civil Society and Sustainability – Power for All and partner of SOSAI RE, Mr. Daramfon Bassey, said his organization is working closely with the company by creating market for it products.
According to him, today’s event is very historic because its the first time a Centre will be opened for renewable energy.
“All over the world countries are moving away from oil and other forms of power that are not sustainable to renewable energies like wind and solar. And to see this happening is a thing of joy for me personally and my organization.
“The main problem we have noticed is that the awareness level is still very low. Most people don’t know about solar energy although they are very enthusiastic about the development going by our visits to different states of the federation.
“Renewable energy is quicker, you can easily have power in your house, and don’t have to depend on the grid. The faster Nigeria adopts it the better for us because it is the future and Nigeria cannot afford to be left behind other developing nations,” he admonished.
In his own remarks, the Director-General of Energy Commission of Nigeria, Professor Eli Bala, said SOSAI RE is making serious positive impact on the lives of Nigerians, touching them with affordable and sustainable energy.
Speaking through a Director in the Commission, Prof Bala added that SOSAI is empowering people providing for them electricity, clean wood stoves for their cooking, adding that this has help the people reduce the problems associated with health issues by using inefficient stoves.
“So I encourage SOSAI to continue with its good work of empowering Nigerians with provision of clean environment environmens and energy,” he said.