AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Presidential Muhammadu Buhari, today, flagged off the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline Project. The event commenced simultaneously at both the Ajaokuta and Kaduna ends of the multi billion-naira project t 10 GMT.
The propsed Ajaokuta-Kaduna Gas Pipeline is a section of the trans- Nigeria Gas Pipeline (“TNGP”) with a capacity to transport about 2.2Bct/d of gas. The pipelines will originate from Ajaokuta, traversing the following states: Kogi, Abuja (FCT), Niger, Kaduna, and terminates at Kano.
When completed, the project will facilitate the development of three base independedent power plants (IPPs) in Abuja (!#%)MW), Kaduna (900MW) and Kano (1350MW) and stir the development of gas based industries along its corridor and beyond.