Kaduna budgets N3bn for power projects

Kaduna budgets N3bn for power projects

The Kaduna State Government has earmarked N3.12bn for various electricity projects in the state in 2017. The projects would be coordinated by the State Power Supply Company.

The amount, contained in the 2017 Budget document for the state, indicated that the administration would inject N1.2 billion to complete the Kudendan Power Project. The gas plant project, with a capacity of 215 megawatt, was to provide power to industrial areas of Kaduna, and is scheduled for completion by August 2017.

Also in the budget, a total of N200 million was provided for the completion of the 30 megawatt Gurara Hydro Power Plant. The government indicated that it would secure N1.5 billion loan from India Exim to finance the power project. Read more

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