The federal government has expressed its commitment to the speedy execution of the Zungeru hydro Power Plant project due to its economic benefits. To this end the government said it will continue to ensure the release of its counterpart funds.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this at the weekend when he visited the dam site on an inspection tour of the project.
Fashola, who expressed satisfaction at the level of job done so far, stated that although the contract for the 700 megawatts Zungaru hydro power plant was signed in 2013, nothing much was done until the present administration came on board.
Fashola was represented by the director-general, Services, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (FMoPWH), Abubarkar Dan Galadima. He stated that the project has continued to record progress owing to the sincerity of purpose of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
He attributed the advanced stage of the project…