Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has expressed optimism that the 700 Megawatts Zungeru Hydro-electricity generation project will be completed for commissioning on the scheduled December 2019 date, Leadership reports.
Governor Bello gave this assurance shortly after an unscheduled inspection to the power plant in Zungeru, Wushishi local government area of the state. The Governor who expressed satisfaction at the level of work at the multi-million Naira power plant said that with the president’s commitment to the project, it is a sure deal that the December 2019 deadline for delivery of the plant would be a reality.
“The level of work that has been done now, when compared to the last time I visited the dam site, is quite enormous and encouraging. With what I have seen today and with the briefs by the consultants and officials of the ministry of power and the contractor, I am sure that we are on course. The project will be delivered as scheduled,” he said.
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