President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring Nigeria strengthens its position as the regional leader in the oil and gas industry.
The president stated this in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Thursday.
The President spoke at the virtual inauguration of the National Oil and Gas Excellence Centre at the Department of Petroleum Resources headquarters, Lagos.
“I am delighted that since then, we have witnessed major Final Investment Decisions in the sector such as the AKK Pipeline project, the NLNG Train-7 project, and the completion of the 5,000 barrels per day Waltersmith Modular refinery.
“Our renewed drive for economic diversification using the oil and gas industry as a pivot remains on track as we expand government revenues and deploy it to grow our Gross Domestic Product, generate employment…,” he said.