Kano to inaugurate 100Mw hydro power plant by Q1 2017


Mohammed Garba, the Kano State Commissioner of Information has said that the ongoing hydro power plant project in Tiga, Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State has reached 85 per cent completion and will be inaugurated by the first quarter of 2017, BusinessDay reports.

Garba disclosed this on Wednesday in an interview while giving the achievements of the state in 2016. He said that the completion of the project would improve generation to the state by 100 megawatts.

According to him, the project would also play a vital role in addressing the issue of power shortage across the state. “The power project will also contribute to boosting the state’s economy because most of the companies in the state will benefit from it,” Garba said.