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Salvi Lighting Unveils ‘illuminating Nigeria’

To eliminate darkness at every nook and cranny of Nigeria urban spaces with the latest trends in innovation and technology, Salvi Lighting, a global leader in public lighting and “Smart City” solutions has launched its Nigerian subsidiary, Salvi Lighting Nigeria Limited in order to have a well-lit smart nation powered by solar energy.

The momentous event held in Lagos recently showcased Salvi Lighting’s commitment to revolutionising urban spaces through innovative lighting that aligns with the global shift into renewable and sustainable solutions.

Salvi Lighting, a stalwart in the international lighting industry, is renowned for its expertise in creating sustainable and cutting-edge lighting systems.

The event which was themed ‘Powering Nigeria’s Economic Growth: Smart Lights for Safety and Nigeria’s Development’ brought together key stakeholders from the power, energy, and construction sectors, as well as public and private entities.

Salvi Lighting Nigeria presented its ambitious vision and value proposition, as well as highlighted past successes across other countries, including Rwanda, Spain, Cameroon, and Kenya.

Speaking at the event, CEO, Salvi Lighting Nigeria Limited, Mr. Olatunji Adebayo, expressed the company’s dedication to lighting up Nigeria. He emphasised the positive impact of consistent lighting on productivity, the beautification of the environment, and enhanced security.

Adebayo also outlined the significant job opportunities the project would bring, with plans to establish regional warehouses and offices across Nigeria. He said: “Our core philosophy revolves around empowering each partner country to develop localised intelligent public lighting solutions by establishing factories to meet local demand. Beyond creating numerous employment opportunities in Nigeria, our primary aspiration is to actively contribute to the nation’s growth in alignment with the development and economic objectives of the Nigerian government.”

With funding from the Spanish Government, Salvi Lighting Nigeria is set to occupy a proposed 10-hectare site, offering employment opportunities for 500 to 1,000 Nigerians. Salvi Lighting Barcelona, the parent company with a rich history spanning over 100 years, has a proven track record of success in outdoor lighting across various countries.

Remarking, CEO of Salvi Lighting Barcelona, Javier Elizalde who sees the project as a significant step towards strengthening the bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Spain, highlighted the durability of the products, noting that Salvi Lighting Nigeria’s range boasts a remarkable 10-year lifespan for street and outdoor lighting systems.

The launch event witnessed the presence of prominent personalities, including the Executive Director of Salvi Lighting Nigeria, Mrs. Joana Adebayo; Economic and Commercial Counsellor of Spain in Nigeria, Mr. Tomas Fernandez Garcia; International business development and Intermediation Expert, Mr. Etienne Marechal; Chairman of Megamound, Asiwaju Olumide Osunsino; Group Head of Corporate Banking, Zenith Bank Plc, Felix Morka and others.

Source: Guardian