March 20, 2024

NDDC to hand over Ondo power project to TCN ahead of commissioning

NDDC to hand over Ondo power project to TCN ahead of commissioning


The Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, had announced the completion and imminent inauguration of the 132/33kv electricity sub-station at Ode-Erinje in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.

NDDC Director, Corporate Affairs, Pius Ughakpoteni, in a statement, said: “This significant accomplishment also heralds the planned handover of the sub-station to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, for operational management.

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“This milestone achievement follows closely on the performance bond recently signed by the commission with the Ministry of Niger Delta Development. When operational, the electricity sub-station will illuminate over 2,000 communities across five local government areas within the oil-producing region of Ondo State, significantly impacting lives by ending decades of darkness.

“The scope of the power project covers the evacuation of light from Omotosho with a step down at Ode-Erinje, Okitipupa, through a 132KV double circuit transmission line with two 30/40MVA transformers. The transmission lines running through Ode-Erinje, Okitipupa, pass through 145 electricity towers.”