Nigeria Commissions Dadin-Kowa Hydro Power In Northeast In October


By Ahmad Umar

Nigeria Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said the 39 megawatt Dadin-kowa Hydro power concession project in Gombe State northeast of the country would be ready for commissioning by October 2018.

Director General of the Commission, Engr Chidi Izuwah disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Gombe shortly after inspecting  the project at  Dadin-kowa dam.

He said that the design, construct, install, operate and maintain  the hydro-power generating facility with an aggregate contract capacity of 39 M W were in  pursuant to this Concession granted by the Authority in line with the PPA entered into between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Mabon Company Limited.

“This planned commissioning by October would improve power supply in the Northeast zone and we are here today to demonstrate that we will go above and beyond the call of duty to actualise power generation.

He explained  that the power generation from Dadin-kowa power project will  further boost  supply from  Kiri dam in Adamawa state

Engr. Izuwah said that the Dadin-kowa dam project  has many  benefits  to the north east zone such as enhanced electricity supply and  promotion of micro, small and medium enterprises in the northeast.

He said that the project would also create employment for citizens and reduce the rate of insecurity within the country, adding that “Public Private Partnership is no longer a strange concept in our society as most government now use same to grow their infrastructure stock”.


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