Fed Govt reviews 1,350mw project’s EIA panel

By John Ofikhenua, Abuja


The Federal Government has reviewed the panel on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the 1350megawatt (Mw) project of the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  (NNPC), Ag, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Samson Makoji said in a statement  yesterday.

The Minister of Environment, Mr. Muhammad Mahmud commended the corporation on the proposed Abuja 1350Mw Independent Power Plant project aimed at boosting electricity supply in parts of the nation.

Speaking at the panel review meeting in Abuja, he said the project is critical to the Federal Governmment given its numerous potentials to improve the power situation in parts of the country, while assuring his Ministry’s support towards ensuring actualisation of the project.

“Let me use this opportunity to commend the management of Gas and Power Investment Company and by extension, the NNPC for this wonderful initiative. Certainly, this project is one of the critical…

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