Lumos Donates 100 Solar Systems to Nigerian Army
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Nigeria, Lumos, Nigeria’s foremost solar power and off-grid solar home systems provider and pioneers of Mobile Electricity Service in Nigeria, has donated 100 units of customized Solar Powered Systems to the Nigerian Army.
The presentation which took place at the Monguno Army Barracks, Borno State, was part of activities to mark the 2018 Nigerian Army day celebrations.
Speaking at the event, Ojoma Okotie, Sales Director, Lumos Nigeria, said, “today, we are proud to show our support for the men and women of the Nigerian Army through the donation of the fully functional systems; we hope that it will contribute in whatever small way to the operational effectiveness of our troops in different theatres of operations”.
Speaking on behalf of Houssam Azem, CEO Lumos Nigeria, she pointed out the obvious synergies between the Lumos Mobile electricity service and the mobility of a modern fighting force, such as the Nigerian army: “As a highly mobile and proficient force, we are excited that the noiseless, smokeless and solar powered systems could become part and parcel of the Nigerian Army deployment kit going forward”, this is part of our ongoing Social investments into the communities where we do business, what better way to flag this off than by supporting our troops” said he.
Also commenting at the presentation ceremony, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai expressed his appreciation for the solar systems provided by Lumos Nigeria, while acknowledging the pivotal role of innovation in shaping the Nigerian army of today and indeed the future; also present at the event were the Chief of Defence Staff, General A.G Olonisakin, and the Governor of Borno.
The Lumos Mobile Solar System and Electricity service, which comes with a 5-year after-sales repair service, is already being used by about 90,000 subscribers, impacting close to 450,000, across Nigeria, in the process. The system has also been lauded for helping small businesses provide affordable electricity for their basic energy needs, saving them on their cost of running and fueling petrol generators while on the other hand, increasing their profitability because of being open for business for longer hours, cost efficiently. The Lumos Y’ello Boxes are available across Nigeria, for enquiries; please call 08004440444 to speak to an energy consultant.
Lumos Nigeria is a solar power energy solutions provider operating in Nigeria. The company has been in operations extensively for about four years with presence in the 36 states of the federation and subscribers across Nigeria.
Having spent its first two years trying to understand the market and understanding the energy need of Nigerians, it developed a tailor-made product to suit the basic power needs of the average family and small business in Nigerian.
With well over 90,000 subscribers to date, subscribed to its Mobile Electricity Service, Lumos Nigeria has positively impacted close to 250,000 Nigerians positively by providing them with an easy to use affordable power solution. The Lumos solar power system comprises a solar panel and an indoor unit which converts solar energy into electricity and makes it available for use at the push of a button.