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No access road to Mambilla Hydro Power Project site – Ishaku



Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of Taraba State has lastly damaged his silence on the unhealthy state of the highway resulting in the positioning of the Mambilla Hydro Energy Venture.

Ishaku who expressed dismay over the deplorable situation of the highway whereas taking part in host to the the administration and governing board of the North East Growth Fee (NEDC) mentioned, “there is no such thing as a highway resulting in the positioning of the Mambilla Hydro Energy Venture.”

The multi-billion Naira venture which was previously signed in November 2017 by President Muhammadu Buhari administration which was billed to change into Nigeria’s largest electrical energy producer with an put in capability of three.050 megawatts, as noticed by DAILY POST, is regularly turning out to watershed.

Dejected that the highway resulting in the positioning can solely be accessed through helicopter, his administration, as he began, will do every little thing humanly attainable to make sure the completion of the Mararaba/Abong highway.

The aforementioned highway, if ultimately accomplished, will little doubt ease the motion of heavy responsibility machines to the positioning.


The governor who passionately appealed to the senator representing Taraba central, Yusuf A.Yusuf , who by the way was among the many NEDC group that stormed the state to flag off the development of 500 housing models, distribution of meals and non-food gadgets in addition to handed over agric tools which incorporates tractors, bikes, energy tiller machines and pharmaceutical supplies to governor Ishaku-led administration, urged the senator to spur the federal authorities to do the needful.

The governor who was of the view that hydro-power is among the most cost-effective sources of energy technology, felt unhappy that “there is no such thing as a highway to the place the hydroelectric energy is coming from” stating that “I’m telling you there is no such thing as a entry highway to the positioning besides if you happen to go together with helicopter.”

Believing that it’s not but too late to repair the highway , he mentioned “I urge the distinguished senator to make use of his workplace to encourage the federal authorities to launch funds in order that we are able to proceed the highway development from Abong to Kanye-Aka and from there to the venture website.“

Responding, the senator assured the governor that he and his colleagues from the state which might be within the two chambers of the Nationwide Meeting, mentioned they won’t ceased from working around the clock to make sure that what’s as a result of state from the nationwide stage will not be withheld.

Additionally on his half, the Managing Director and Chief Govt Officer of the Fee, Alhaji Mohammed G. Alkali, mentioned Whereas 150 of housing models will probably be in-built Jalingo, the state capital, the stability of 350 will probably be unfold throughout different cities within the State.

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