The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced it will start building a $5.8 billion hydropower plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, reports Bloomberg.
According to reports, China Civil Engineering Corp. plans to build a 3,050-megawatt power plant within five years. The project will feature four dams between 50 and 150 meters tall.
the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola comments: "It will have a considerable positive impact on electricity supply nationwide, productivity, employment, tourism, technology transfer, rural development, irrigation, agriculture and food production."
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