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Nigeria moves for 300 professionals to execute $1.3b Zungeru hydro plant

By Kingsley Jeremiah, Abuja
30 March 2022   |   2:36 am
Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jeddy Agba, yesterday, said over 300 professionals are being engaged to complete the $1.3 billion Zungeru hydropower project.

Goddy Jedy Agba,

Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jeddy Agba, yesterday, said over 300 professionals are being engaged to complete the $1.3 billion Zungeru hydropower project.

The minister, while witnessing the Non-Load Test on Unit 1 of the 700MW facility in Niger State, stated: “The dam is built of a new engineering technology utilising the Roller-compacted Concrete (RCC), which has ensured the shortening of the completion of the core civil construction period, while the electro-mechanical components, especially the four-unit Francis turbines, are from the reputable world-class Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), General Electric.”

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