The Federal Government has resumed the Azura Power Plant project which was initiated during the administration of Adams Oshiomhole, and Governor Godwin Obaseki, as the Chairman of the State’s Economic Team, IWIN reports.

The project was first conceived under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, and after having been endorsed by the new Muhammadu Buhari government, work started on the project, but was stalled due to disagreements between the funders and the Nigerian government.

The Federal Government has now confirmed the continuation of the project after all the issues have been resolved. The project has also reportedly created over 1,000 jobs and has an investment of over $1 billion.