Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the country would consider an investment in nuclear energy, as a way of reducing its dependence on fossil fuel and adapt to climate change. ayokinews.com reports
In a statement signed by his presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, President Buhari made this known in a message conveyed to the rich nations at the COP26 in Glasgow.
Buhari said, “We can also invest in nuclear. Though not renewable it is carbon neutral and capable of producing a base load, constant electricity production on which sustained economic progress can be built.
“Nigeria is among a handful of African countries exploring nuclear power, with a research reactor already operational.”