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The Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (SESN) was inaugurated in March 1980 at the Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu. By 11th July of the same year, the Society was officially launched at a brief ceremony performed by the then Deputy Governor of old Anambra State, Engr. A.S. Umenyi, assisted by the then Honourable Commissioner for Technology, Imo State, Chief Oji O. Okereke.
The pioneer members of the Society include such prominent peoples as Professor A.O.E. Animalu (foundation President of the SESN), Professor G.O. Ezekwe (the then Director, PRODA, Enugu), Professor C.C.O. Ezeilo (University of Nigeria), Professor U.A. Akinsote (University of Lagos), Professor R.I. Salawu (University of Lagos), Professor N.I. Ngoka (formerly of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife and later Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT) Enugu, Professor A.T. Sulaiman (Past President, SESN and former Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Yola) and a host of others. read more
To provide medium for national and international dissemination of Solar Energy in particular, and other Energy Sources in general, and their applications in Nigeria and elsewhere. more...