Olajide TV reports that the Federal Government has so far released a total of about one point two billion naira to the Taraba State Government for different tasks ahead of the final inauguration of work on the three thousand and fifty megawatts Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project.
The funds were released for survey work and the sensitization of various host Communities occupying the site where the plant is to be constructed.
The two trillion naira power project is located in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State and its construction has lingered for about forty years.
Officials at the Federal Ministry of Power disclosed that about seven hundred million naira was first released for survey work on the project site, while additional five hundred million naira was paid to the State for sensitization of host communities.
The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, visited Taraba State last week, where he met with Governor Darius Ishaku, and discussed issues bordering on the three thousand and fifty Mega Watts project.