Federal Government has inaugurated two liquified Natural Gas plants in kano aimed at enhancing power supply for development of industries.
State Minister of Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva Flagged up the inauguration in kano.
He said the projects were designed to ensure adequate access to gas and power supply to industries in kano state and beyond.
The minister noted that Federal Government had initiated viable projects to accelerate development of LNG and promote effective utilisation of gas resources to address energy crisis, create employment and encourage industrial development in the country.
Mr Timipre Sylvia maintained that additional 10 LNG plants would be established to boost power supply to industries and people in Kano State.
The minister explained that over five million jobs would be created through the utilisation of the LNG gas plants to be established across the country.
He reiterated federal government’s commitment in supportting effective utilisation of natural gas to address power and industrial needs in the country.
Earlier , chief Executive officer ,Mamuda Agro, Mr Hassan Mamuda, commended the gesture, saying it would boost power supply and productivity.
He said the company had installed a cryogenic storage tank with capacity of 110M in the factory.
Mr Hassan Mamuda noted that with the installation of the facility the company was currently generating six megawatts for its use, adding that it would generate 26 megawatts when fully operational.