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Explosion Hits Nigeria’s Zungeru Hydro Plant in Niger

Nigeria’s N1.3 billion worth Zungeru Hydro Electricity Plant in Niger State has been reportedly hit by an explosion.

DAILY POST gathered that the explosion occurred in the early hours of Monday.

As of the time of filing the report, details of the explosion are still sketchy.

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Recall that the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu said in April that the 700 megawatts capacity plant has been connected to the National Grid.

Adebayo said Nigeria’s electricity increased to 4,800MW from 4,200MW for a population estimated at over 200 million.

source: DAILY POST

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