SWITZERLAND, OCTOBER The Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman has expressed satisfaction with the pace and quality of work at the Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project in Niger State.
The project now at 68% completion is scheduled for completion in December 2021, however the first unit is expected to start power generation to the National grid in December 2020.
The Minister paid a working visit to the project site in Zungeru, Niger State, he assured that the Ministry and Nigerian government shall avail the contractors its maximum support in delivering the project within stipulated time frame.
He urged the contractors not to deviate from the contract specifications and to ensure quality of work.
The Minister was conducted round the $1.29 Billion project by the head of the project consultant team, Engr. Tunde Adewunmi who assured that the project would completed on schedule, adding that the contractors have no issue whatsoever that may hinder its early completion.