Russia has signed a deal with Nigeria to build a Nuclear Power Plant in the country. The announcement was made on the official federal government Twitter account. It said: “
#Nigeria has signed an agreement with Russia’s Rosatom to build a nuclear plant.”
State-owned nuclear company Rosatom has in a statement said that feasibility studies for the plant and a research center construction will include site screening, capacity, financing, and time frames of the projects.
#Nigeria has signed an agreement with Russia’s Rosatom to build a nuclear plant.
— Govt of Nigeria (@AsoRock) November 1, 2017
According to BBC, the deal’s exact worth is unknown, although industry reports suggest it is in the region of $20 billion.
Sources at the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission have told BBC that Rosatom will build one plant in the South, and another in the centre.