Funtua – Zaria Line is a 330kV overhead line with a length of 70km from Funtua, Katsina, Nigeria, to Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria.

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2025.


Funtua – Zaria Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Transmission Company Of Nigeria. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $31.5m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Funtua – Zaria Line project development status

The construction works on the Funtua – Zaria Line project will be commenced in 2023 and commissioning is expected in 2025.

About Transmission Company Of Nigeria

Transmission Company Of Nigeria is a national electric power authority as a product of the merger of the transmission and operations sectors. It provides a electricity transmission network. It is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.


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