Explosion hits Nigeria’s Zungeru Hydro Plant in Niger

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Nigeria’s N1.3 billion worth Zungeru Hydro Electricity in Niger State has been reportedly hit by an explosion.

Bellnews gathered that the explosion occurred at the earlier hours of Monday.

However, Siraj Abdullahi, the Managing Director of Penstock, a subsidiary of Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited said, “we are fine in Zungeru; nothing happened and we are on the grid.”

Recall that Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu said in April that the 700 megawatts capacity plant has been connected to the National Grid.

Adebayo siad Nigeria’s electricity increased to 4,800MW from 4,200MW for a population estimated at over 200 million.

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