Kainji – Birnin – Sokoto Line is a 330kV overhead line with a length of 440km from Kainji, Kebbi, Nigeria, to Sokoto, Sokoto, Nigeria.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Kainji – Birnin – Sokoto 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.

Kainji – Birnin – Sokoto Line project development status

The construction works on the Kainji – Birnin – Sokoto Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.

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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