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The Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) in partnership with Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom), is undertaking the construction of Geregu Nuclear Power Plant project in Kogi, Nigeria.
The project involves the construction of a 1,200MW nuclear power plant. It includes the construction of power house, substation access roads, the laying of transmission lines, the installation of generators, turbines, transformers.
In May 2012, NAEC developed the draft law for the implementation of the national nuclear power program.
In April 2015, The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has warned Federal Government against the project because it would subject the citizens to unavoidable risks.
In June 2015, NAEC is in negotiations with Russia’s Rosatom Corporation (Rosatom) for build, own, operate and transfer (BOT) contract.
In June 2016, a MoU signed between Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission and Rosatom to develop the project in BOT (Build Own Operate and Transfer) basis. According to the agreement the Nigerian government transfered a majority controlling stake to the Rosatom in the project.
On December 20, 2016 NAEC and Rosatom has signed a project development agreement to construct the project.
The project involves the construction of 1,200MW nuclear power plant in Kogi, Nigeria.
The US$20,000 million project includes the following: