By Oni Qoyyum
The completion of the Gurara Hydro Power Plant in Kaduna State would generate additional 30 megawatts, the Minster of Power, Works and Housing , Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said.
Fashola spoke on Friday in Kaduna when he visited the Gurara Dam project to assess the level of work.
The project is an earth-fill-rock dam, a multipurpose project,
Fashola said the current administration was determined to increase the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in the
“But you see that your country is developing wind power in Kastina, it is developing hydro power here in Kaduna. It is developing hydro power in Kasibila, we have been to Jebba, we have been to Kainji, Shiroro, slowly the energy mix is coming together,’’he said.
He said that government would soon complete and begin the evacuation of electricity from the plant, adding that approval has been granted by the Federal Executive Council to complete the Gurara- Kudanda sub-station.
The minister said that there was collaboration between the Federal
He expressed the hope that the project would be completed early next year