Public Display Exercise on the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Proposed 90km Obajana-Okeagbe 132KV DC Transmission Line and Associated Substations Facilities Project by Transmission Company of Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Environment

Public Notice

Public Display Exercise on the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Proposed 90km Obajana-Okeagbe 132KV DC Transmission Line and Associated Substations Facilities Project by Transmission Company of Nigeria

In accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act Cap E12LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a Twenty -One (21) Working Days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA Report submitted by Transmission Company of Nigeria.

The Display Centers are:-

  • Lokoja Local Government Area, Headquarters Lokoja, Kogi State.
  • Kabba Bunu Local Government Area, Headquarters Kabba, Kogi State.
  • ijumu Local Government Area, Headquarters, lyara, Kogi State
  • Akoko North West Local Government Area, Headquarters, Okeagbe, Ondo State.
  • Kogi State Ministry of Environment, Lokoja.
  • Ondo State Ministry of Environment, Akure.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Lokoja, Kogi State.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Akure, Ondo State.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown) Building, Central Business District, Abuja, F.C.T
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Conversion (Green) Building, Plot 444 Aguiyi Ironsi Way, Maltama, Abuja, F.C.T.

Brief Project Description

The proposed project activities will involve the construction of 90Km Obajana-Okeagbe 132KV DC Transmission Line and associated facilities with takeoff point at Obajana Substation in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State traversing communities in Kabba – Bunnu and Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State to terminate at Okeagbe in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Duration of Display:

Date: 10th August – 7th September, 2015

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily.

 ALL COMMENTS RECEIVED SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE HONORABLE MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT ON OR BEFORE 14TH SEPTEMBER, 2015.

Signed

Permanent Secretary

For: Honourable Minister