A team of experts from the Republic of China on Thursday arrived Taraba for site inspection for Mambilla Hydro Power project.
Mr Gan Nyon Zee, one of the team members told Gov Darius Ishaku at a courtesy visit on the governor in Jalingo that the team was in the state to inspect the site for the project.
Zee, who said Syna-Hydro and CGGC were the two major power construction companies that were in the state for the inspection, solicited the support of the state government and people of the state for a successful assignment on the Mambila Plateau.
“We are here to inform you that we are in Taraba to start inspection work at the Mambila Hydro Power project site in line with the agreement by Nigerian government and China.
Mambila Hydro Power is located at the Mambila Plateau in Sadauna local government area of Taraba state.
Responding, Gov Ishaku said the people of the state were anxious to see the commencement of the hydro power dam which was conceived about 40 years ago.
Ishaku confirm that he received a call from the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing that Chinese experts were on the way to Jalingo to carry out inspection work on the ite Mambila Hydro Power project.
The governor pleaded adequate security and other necessary arrangements to enable them succeed in their assignment.
“When you get to Mambila, you are going to trek with legs and use motorcycles to the site and there is no road
The team is scheduled to move to the Mambilla Plateau on Friday when the remaining members fly into Jalingo from Abuja.