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Monarch lauds completion of Kashimbila Hydropower Plant

Ahead of the official commissioning of the Kashimbila Hydropower Plant situated in Wukari Local Government Council of Taraba State, the Aku Uka of Wukari, His Majesty, Manu Ishaku Adda Ali, Amatakhitswen has appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for the completion of the electricity project.

In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to Aku Uka on Media, Jolly Agbu Masa-Ibi said the Project which started during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan has been a long-awaited dream for Tarabans who wanted an electricity source that will cater for the needs of the people.

The statement reads in parts: “Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku, who was then Minister for Power, contributed immensely to the realization of the project and is greatly commended by His Majesty for his passion for his home state.

“As Governor, his commitment to the project saw his several visits to the site and close monitoring of the work at its various stages.

“Aku also expressed appreciation for the siting of the power sub-station in Wukari.

“As a way of reciprocating the gesture of the government, His Majesty appealed to all and sundry to safeguard electricity equipment around them and to help in conserving energy by using only what they need.” The statement stressed.

“Aku, further appealed to the government to extend electricity to the nooks and crannies of the communities to avail this important social amenity to its citizens.” The statement concludes.

The power sub-station is situated in the local government area.

Reporting by Sani Sulaiman, editing by Daniel Adejo