Nigerian state signs MoU for 100MW power plant

power Ashwin JohnThe project is aimed at delivering uninterrupted power supply to Bayelsa residents. (Image source: Ashwin John/Flickr)Nigeria's Bayelsa state government has signed a MoU with IPP Energy and GMB Leasing Partners for the development of a 100MW power station

Governor of the state, Seriake Dickson, described the MoU as a proof of government’s commitment to boosting electricity supply and making Bayelsa an investment haven.

Dickson said that the project was aimed at delivering uninterrupted power supply to residents of Bayelsa and setting the pace for industrialisation.

The governor noted, “The gas-powered plant, which will be located at Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state, has the capacity to achieve the feat when completed.

“This partnership is a confirmation of all our efforts geared towards making our state an attractive investment destination.”

Dickson expressed optimism that IPP Energy would live up to its contractual obligation and deliver the project in record time.

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