2021 budget: FG to spend N204bn on power projects, salaries

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The Federal spend N204.4 billion projects and salaries for agencies and the Federal Ministry Power 2021.

According to the proposal the ministry, the N204bn budgeted, N198.3bn for capital expenditure (projects) while N6.1bn is for salaries and recurrent expenditure.

From the N173.8bn capital the ministry, Mambilla hydropower project Taraba State. Has N200m for counterpart of the N5.3 trillion cost.

Consultancy services gulp N75m; N75m detailed engineering design, project management and supervision of the project.

N150m for advisory and consultancy services for and the 40MW Kashimbilla hydropower evacuation project. There is N5bn for the transmission line project for the Kashimbilla dam.

The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, recently said the drone and ground survey works spanning 3,500 square kilometres of land for the Mambilla project were ongoing.

capital projects include the 10MW Wind Farm (N59.6m for operation and maintenance), 710MW Zungeru hydropower (N290m for communities’ resettlement), 215MW LPFO/gas-fired plant (N700m), 120MVA KUDENDA, Gurara substations (N220m), Distribution Expansion Programme (DEP) projects (N1.5bn), N150m counterpart for foreign-funded transmission projects.