In a bid to improve power supply in the FCT, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the upward review of contract for the construction of 33/11KV injection substation for Life Camp, Gwarinpa 1 District.
According to the (FCTA) press secretary, Anthony Ogunleye the approval was granted following a Council presentation to this effect, by the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022.
The upward review will increase the substation’s electricity capacity from 2x15MVA to 3x15MVA and cater for the current and future power load requirements for Life Camp and environs.
Explaining the necessity for the project, Engr. Ahmad said: “There is supposed to be provided an injection substation, and in some cases, two substations for every District. In this case, Gwarinpa 1 District, which houses Life Camp has been on a temporary supply extended from another District, particularly Jabi District.
The contract which was awarded to Messrs Wireteks International Ltd at the sum of N1,640,406,462.26 has a completion period of 15 months.