The Federal Government has taken over the construction of the Farin-Ruwa Hydropower Multipurpose Dam in Nasarawa State.
Speaking during the inauguration ceremony on Friday in the Wamba Local Government Area of the state, Minister of Water Resources, Malam Suleiman Adamu, said the project had a completion period of 24 months.
He explained that the project was initiated in 2003 and started by the Nasarawa State Government in 2004 to generate 20 megawatts of electricity to boost socioeconomic development of the state.
Adamu explained that Buhari had also approved the expansion of the project to include a regional water scheme and construction of irrigation infrastructures of 2000 hectares for dry season farming to serve the people of the area.
Written by: EaglesFM