Nigeria Signs Bilateral Agreement with Israel for Green Energy Development

The Minister also applauded Israel's massive achievements in recent times in the development of technology both in their home country and abroad.
Publish Date
31st July 2020
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The State of Israel and the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Wednesday 29th July 2020, signed a bilateral agreement on the development of green energy in Nigeria.

This was the outcome of a closed-door meeting between the Head of Israeli Mission to Nigeria, Yotam Kreiman and the Minister of Science and Technology Nigeria, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu.


The Head of Israeli mission, commenting after the meeting, appreciated the Minister and other partners of “Dor” in Nigeria for their contribution to the success of the agreement and belief in the worthiness of the project.

“Dor Group” is one of the major energy companies in Israel. The company has achieved remarkable feats in the safe and clean production of methanol which has been a green substitute for fuel in Israel and now extending to Nigeria.

The Minister also applauded Israel’s massive achievements in recent times in the development of technology both in their home country and abroad. He said Israel is always victorious in whatever they put in efforts to do and the signed bilateral agreement is the beginning of exciting times ahead in the energy sector for both countries.

Excerpts from the Comments of the Head of Israeli Mission to Nigeria:

“Both Dor and the diplomatic relations and friendship between Israel and Nigeria are now 60 years old.”

“The process that brought us today has neither been short nor simple, after many test and checks of possibilities and probabilities, it is commencing.”

“Israel is happy to bring technologies and knowledge to Nigeria, especially in this dire time, when job opportunities are scarce and much needed.”

“We believe this project will change the future of Nigeria and Africa in general, particularly when it comes to green, clean energy.”

“We know West Africa region looks up to Nigeria and we are happy to celebrate the beginning of this bilateral relation.”

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