By Udora Orizu in Abuja
The federal government has expressed satisfaction with the concessioning of the 30 megawatts (MW) Gurara hydropower plant located in Kaduna State.
The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, disclosed this when he received the Full Business Case compliance (FBC) certificate from the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), in Abuja.
Adamu said that as soon the project concessioning gets the nod of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), it would be made public.
According to the minister: “With the experience that has been garnered from the concessioning of the Gurara hydropower plant, we are now set to accelerate the pace of engagement with the private partners for other available facilities.
“This issue of developing our hydropower is one of the key components of the broad map we developed in 2015. At that time, we realised that the potential of hydro power had not been…