Photos: President Buhari to flag off Ajaokuta-Kano Gas Pipeline project
President Muhammadu Buhari is to flag off the construction of the 40-inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project.
The Presidential flag off will be performed virtually from the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja is with simultaneous link to two locations: Rigachukun, Kaduna State and Ajaokuta Steel Complex, in Kogi State.
The project, expected to be completed within a 24-month is a section of the Trans-Nigeria Gas Pipeline (TNGP) with capacity to transport about 2.2billion cubic feet of gas per day.
The economic benefits of the AKK pipeline which would originate from Ajaokuta, in Kogi State and traverse Abuja , Niger, Kaduna and terminate at Kano, would boost domestic utilization of natural gas for Nigeria’s social economic development, when completed.