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20.8 billion U.S-backed power project kicks off in July

07 July 2014, 15:22

Abuja - To boost electricity generation in the country, the United Sates has concluded plans to construct a N20.8 billion power project.

Work on the 450 megawatts (MW) project is expected to commence in July, reports The Nation.

James P. Entwistle, the United States (U.S) Ambassador to Nigeria, who disclosed this in Abuja on America’s 238th National Day celebration, said the project is part of President Barack Obama’s “Power Africa” programme.

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