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Dangote, Kano sign MoU on 100MW solar power plant
  • Post by Admin on sunday, March 05, 2015

The Dangote Group has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kano State Government for the proposed 100 megawatts Dangote-Black Rhino solar power plant. The conglomerate said in a statement that the formal agreement for the project was reached on Thursday at the office of Secretary to the Kano State Government, Usman Alhaji, in Kano.

The power plant would be located at Zakirai, in the Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state, Dangote said.The President/Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, was quoted as saying, "The MoU is yet another milestone in the evolving partnership between Dangote Group and the government of Kano State in their determination to bring about the much-needed improvement in the economy of the country." 

He said many were of the view that the poor power supply in the country had led to the decline of the status of Kano, which he described as a once vibrant industrial and commercial city.

Photo Caption: Alhaji Aliko Dangote 

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