Dangote group set to commence $150m Solar Power Project in Kano

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Dangote group set to commence $150m Solar Power Project in Kano
Dangote group set to commence $150m Solar Power Project in Kano

Kano state Government has finally handed over 150 hectares of land promised to Dangote Group of companies for the development of $150m Dangote/Black Rhino Solar power plant in Zakirai, Gabasawa local government area of the state.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of the 100 Solar megawatts was  signed between the  Kano state Government and the Dangote Group in August last year, with the aim of increasing electricity supply  to the people, revive the  industries closedown as well as enhance  the economic development of  the state .

The Secretary to Kano State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji  signed on behalf of the state, while Executive Director Dangote Group , Engr. Mansur Ahmed  for his company, said the project will be jointly funded by its partners from the United States Black Rhino

Representative of Aliko Dangote, Managing Director Stakeholder Management Dangote Group, Bello Danmusa received the land on behalf of the business magnatel.

The occasion was witnessed by representatives of the district head of Zakirai, Alhaji Abubakar Bello Bayero and Surveyor General of Kano state, Dayyabu Dandikko Rogo

The project is expected to be completed within two years.

The representative of Alhaji Abubakar Bello Bayero thanked Aliko Dangote for the project saying, “It will enhance small businesses of women and youth for their empowerment and curb restiveness.”

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