4 states to meet over HYPADEC on Tuesday

Niger State Government has said arrangements have been concluded for the meeting of stakeholders of Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC).

The meeting is slated for Tuesday at the Government House in Minna.

The government said this in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Honourable Ibrahim Isa Ladan, adding that participants expected at the meeting include Governors of Plateau, Kogi, Kebbi, Kwara and Niger states as well as senators from these states and officials from Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.

The meeting would be preceded by a technical session, which would be attended by the Secretaries to the State Government of HYPPADEC states.

The statement further explained that the meeting would address the developmental challenges facing communities’ hydro dams in their respective states as well as discuss  the establishment of the HYPPADEC.