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Kyari Inspects Kano AKK Gas Project construction site, Says 2024 Completion Target Feasible.



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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, (NNPCL) Mallam Mele Kyari, has said that activities being carried out by the Contractor (Brentex CPP Ltd) handling the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project Segment 2 is 80 percent completed.

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Mr. Kyari was represented on an inspection visit by the Executive Vice President (EVP) Gas, power and New Energy of the Company, over the weekend at the site of Hadejia River crossing site at Tamburawa Zaria road in Kano. The EVP, explained that, the 2024 delivery date of the AKK Gas Pipeline Project is feasible.

“We are here for an on-the-spot examination of the progress of this project and to commend the entire team for the sterling safety performance. We encourage you to prioritize safety and more importantly to demonstrate the new mantra of NNPCL”, he called on the NNPC team and the Contractor.

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“The message of Mr President and the leadership of NNPCL is clear, we must focus on effective delivery, quality, and performance, as more prosperity is on the way to Nigeria. All of us must align to ensure that this project ends by 2024.” he stated.

Kyari stressed “We must step up on our teamwork and collaboration to ensure we deliver on this critical and economic enhancement program for Nigeria.”

He said, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has given a matching order to ensure completion of the project as scheduled adding that, apart from creating more economic prosperity for Nigerians, most of the ailing industries would be revived.

Commenting on the progress of work by Brentex CPP Ltd, the representative of the GMD noted that, currently about 80% of the work on segment 2 has been completed and he called on the Contractor to ensure that, the progress so far achieved is sustained and to focus on timely delivery.

Kyari further explained that the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline Project would ensure an economic enhancement program for Nigeria and towards reviving collapsed industries.

In his remark, the Executive Vice Chairman of Brentex CPP Ltd, Sani Nuhu Abubakar (MFR) promised the completion the AKK Project Segment 2 comprising 320km of Gas Pipeline and Stations within schedule. He commends the management of NNPC Ltd for providing the needed support to the company that will assist in the realization of the goal of Nigerian Government of providing Gas infrastructure in the country. Sani, further noted that, in the course of the ongoing implementation phase, the project has generated various benefits, such as, employments, training of skilled and semi-skilled labour (welding, engineering, health and environment) and other business opportunities to the communities that, the AKK Gas Pipeline Project segment 2 passes through and to the entire nation.

On his part, the Chairman of BrentexCPP Ltd, Wang Hao, reaffirms the commitment of the company for providing quality services to the Government of Nigeria.

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