DG/CEO ECN Pays a Working Visit to IRENA

The Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) & IRENA National Focal Point, Prof. Eli Jidere Bala, on Thursday, March 31, 2022, paid a working visit to the Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Mr. Francesco La Camara, at the IRENA Headquarters, MASDAR, Abu Dhabi.

The DG/CEO was received by the IRENA, Deputy Director-General, Ms. Guari Singh, owing to Mr. La Camera’s official trip to Germany. On behalf of Nigeria, Prof. Bala conveyed the commendation of the Honourable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, to IRENA and discussed a number of issues with the Deputy Director-General and her team, particularly on the bilateral relationship between Nigeria and IRENA and how to better strengthen the relationship for more engagement with the renewable energy agency. Prof. Bala was accompanied on the visit by his technical assistant, Mr. Abdelnasser Abdallah.

Prof. Eli J. Bala, DG/CEO, Energy Commission of Nigeria & IRENA National Focal Point with the Ms. G. Singh, DDG, IRENA

Prof. Bala in Discussions with DDG, IRENA and her team

Prof. Eli Jidere Bala (2nd left), DDG IRENA, and her team