Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state Thursday, commended the federal government for the release of over N8 billion for the completion of Farin-Ruwa Hydro power Dam in Wamba local government area of the state.
Sule who gave the commendation at a stakeholders meeting on COVID-19 in Lafia the Nasarawa state capital, expressed gratitude to the President Muhammadu Buhari for taking over the 15 kilometre road construction project between Sisin Baki and Farin Ruwa.
He said the Farin Ruwa project has the capacity to generate 20 megawatts of electricity and would attract tourist when completed.
He therefore, described federal government’s attention on the projects as unprecedented considering the rich potentials endowed in the area.
The governor said that the meeting was to review and come up with further strategic measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state.