Pinned: Friday, 05 August 2016
Akon unveil Africa’s first human and solar powered football pitch in Nigeria
Global music star Akon joined Shell to shine a light on the power of innovative options for access to smarter energy by unveiling Africa’s first human and solar powered football pitch at the Federal College of Education, Akoka, Lagos. The new pitch is the latest initiative from Shell’s #makethefuture programme, which puts bright energy ideas into action to bring benefits to local communities around the world while inspiring future entrepreneurs to open up access to energy. Akon and DJ Hardwork debuted their new song, ‘Tell Me We’re Ok’ on the pitch, with footage filmed to be included in the official video in 2016. The event included a Press Conference, Official Handover Ceremony, Musical Performances and a special football match with local students.