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Kano 10 Megawatts Power Station Completed- Ganduje

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje,says the multi million naira Tiga 10 Megawatts Hydro Power Station in Kano is completed and would be commissioned in six weeks.

A statement by Malam Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje, disclosed that the multi million naira power station its currently on pre-commissioning test.

He explained that Governor Ganduje was satisfied with the progress of the work during his inspection visit to Tiga Power Plant and Tamburawa Water Treatment Plant, Saturday,adding that he also commended the efforts of state independent power company, KHEDCO, contractors and other stakeholders.

He stated that “As it was designed from the beginning of the process, the 10 megawatts generated from Tiga station, will be use to take care of Tamburawa Water Treatment Plant and metropolitan street lights. ”

The statement noted that “With this, our water issue will be dealt with decisively. So also our street lights issues will soon become history. While this project will be commissioned on the 29th of January, 2023, we are still on similar project in Challawa Godge Dam, where we are generating six megawatts.”

He quoted his principal to have said:”For the generation and distribution of energy, the state government established an independent power company, as law stipulates. We came up with Kano Hydro and Energy Development Company (KHEDCO). A limited liability company .And all the two needed licences for operations were secured since June 2021 from National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Licences for power generation and distribution”.

“In the next few weeks, the power generated from Tiga will be evacuated to Tamburawa Water Treatment Plant. As all evacuation lines from Tiga to Tamburawa are fully completed.The power will be generating at 33KV and transmitting at 33KV”

He emphasized that power generated from Tiga will be use for our Tamburawa Water Treatment Plant and also for our street lights which will, at the same time help in tightening the security system of the state.

“What remains now is the final certification from Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) and Automation, which is also ongoing and will be done within the next five days, as assured by contractors”

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