Monday, August 22, 2016

Kaduna Govt. Set To Ban Sale Of High Energy Bulbs

The Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it would soon ban the sale of high energy consuming bulbs, as part of strategy to boost energy efficiency.

The state’s Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN in Kaduna.

According to him, a state-wide campaign would be carried out next year for electricity consumers in the state to move to energy saving bulbs, before the ban is effected.

“We have already started moving from high-energy consuming bulbs to energy saving bulbs in ministries departments and agencies”.

Abdullahi said that the effort would cumulatively save N360 million, representing 30 per cent of the amount spent on light bills and fuelling of generators annually by electricity consumers in the state.


  1. Welcome initiative, but theses energy saving bulbs are expensive... With minimum wage @ 18k

    1. Ladun's biggest fan23 August, 2016 12:54

      They last longer than the high energy bulbs. In the long run, they are cheaper.