“Kainji Dam Intact And Operating Flawlessly”- ICRC

This was confirmed in a statement in response to the news circulating that the dam is on the verge of collapsing.

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has releases a statement signed by the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer, ICRC in Abuja on Tuesday.

“As part of the Power Sector reforms Kainji Hydro-power Facilities were concession-ed to Mainstream Energy Solutions.

“Mainstream’s responsibility include safe custody of the entire dam structure and appurtenances.

“The ICRC, being the statutory agency responsible for pre and post contract regulation of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and concessions, has continued regular technical and other compliance monitoring of the Kainji Concession.

“The ICRC wants to confirm that the integrity of Kainji Dam is intact and the facility is operating flawlessly and injecting lowest cost power to the national grid,” he said.

He also advised Nigeriana to ignore any fake news circulating as the ICRC are doing a great job and any news about the dam will be released by the agency.

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