The Transmission Company of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Kano State on the construction of a 132kV double circuit transmission line from Daura to Babura through Kazaure and Danbatta, a 2x60MVA, 132/33kV substation each at Kazaure and Babura and a 2x60MVA 132/33kv substation at Mashi with turn-in and turn-out on Katsina -Daura 132kV line at Mashi.

The Managing Director/CEO of TCN, Usman Gur Mohammed, who led the management team of the company to the Kano State Liaison Office in Abuja for the signing ceremony, explained that the project is critical and that Jigawa and Katsina States have already signed their part of the agreement.

The Governor of Kano State, His Excellency, Abdulahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, while delivering his welcome address expressed delight with the initiative and declared his commitment to work in collaboration with Jigawa and Katsina States to facilitate the successful implementation of the transmission line and substation projects.

Ganduje assured TCN of securing the Right-of-Way (RoW) for the transmission project and affirmed that his administration is working assiduously to regain the states lost glory in commerce.