By CrossRiverWatch admin
Vice President Namadi Sambo has stated that the 560 megawatt-capacity Calabar Power Station built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) has been completed and ready for inauguration.
Speaking at the weekend during the inauguration of the Oke-Aro 330/132/33kV, a gigantic power transmission station built under the NIPP at Oke-Aro, a border town between Lagos and Ogun States, Sambo, who was represented by the Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo also stated that Benin Generation Company and Ogorode, both of 450MW capacity each in Edo and Delta States, respectively, are also awaiting official commissioning.
He added that power plants in Gbarain ,Bayelsa state, Omoku Power station in Rivers state and Egbema power station in Imo state are at various advanced stages of completion.
The Vice President noted that the scope and power infrastructure in the country shows that the Oke-Aro transmission station is the largest in capacity of all NIPP projects across the country in terms of transmission facilities.
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