N5.792bn Earmarked For Mambilla Hydro Power Plant

Meanwhile, Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, told State House correspondents that government approved the award of contract for the construction
of Mambilla Hydro Power plant in Taraba State.

The project is a joint initiative between the Nigerian and Chinese governments which is expected to cost N5.792 billion and it is expected to be completed in seventy-two months.

According to Fashola, 3000 megawatts of electricity is expected to be generated
to boost the national grid.


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