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Masari Installed 400 Electricity Transformers In 200 Katsina Communities — Official

Katsina State Government has installed over 400 transformers to electrify 200 rural communities in the past eight years.
The Special Adviser to Governor Bello Masari on Power and Energy,  Mansur Muhammad stated this on Friday in Katsina.
He said the project was executed in the eight years of Masari’s administration in the state.
The governor, according to the special assistant created the office of the SA on Power and Energy to advise him, liaise and interface with relevant federal agencies and organisations in the sector, to improve power supply in the state.
“The state government has done a lot of projects on electricity supply and distribution in rural areas.
“We are also doing a lot in building power infrastructure, we have been adding capacity at various injection levels,” he said.
The governor’s aid said that work on the 330KVA Kano-Katsina project had reached the advanced stage, adding that the project started in 2008 was abandoned by the previous administration.
“The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari revived the projects and all the contractors were brought back on site.
“They are still on site trying to build the 330KVA towers, the project has reached the advanced stage.
“The line will supply power on the highest voltage level that we have in Nigeria, with 330KVA and two numbers of 150MVA transformers.


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