IPP: Sokoto to Add 38 Megawatts of Electricity to National Grid


The Sokoto State-owned Independent Power Project (IPP) will inject 38 megawatts of electricity into the national grid when energised.

Mr Garba Haruna, the Managing Director of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEADCO), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Thursday.

NAN reports that Haruna spoke shortly after inspecting the project with the Chairman, Board of Trustees of KAEDCO, Mr Yusuf Hamisu.

He said: ”the lPP project is certainly a reality as it has reached over 90 per cent completion stage.

”The line had since been run into the transmission where the power will be up taken into the national grid.

”We are also assuring that the electricity to be so generated by the project will be domesticated for use by the people of the state.”

Haruna said that the firm was positively discussing with the state government on the modalities to ensure effective utilisation of the project.

He said efforts would be made to ensure that the project would be fully operational and worthwhile. (NAN).


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