Bola Tinubu, the President, emphasized his administration’s dedication to utilizing Nigeria’s domestic gas resources for both local use and international export.
He highlighted the pivotal role of these resources in fundamentally transforming the country’s economy for robust growth during his term.
Tinubu meets NLNG leaders, promise to remove obstacles for economic growth
This declaration was made during a meeting with the board and management of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited in Abuja.
The NLNG delegation, led by Chairman King Edmund Daukuru and Managing Director Philip Mshelbila, engaged in discussions with Tinubu.
Tinubu affirmed his intent to eliminate obstacles hindering entrepreneurial progress and development for industrious Nigerians, fostering optimal business practices in the oil and gas sector.
The goal is to generate opportunities for both local companies and international partners to flourish.
He stressed the significance of natural gas as a pathway to sustainable development and prosperity for Nigeria, committing to collaborating with investors to create employment opportunities and skill development for youth.
The President highlighted the importance of addressing challenges faced by the NLNG, particularly security concerns.
He expressed his intention to involve host communities and security agencies more actively in resolving these issues.
The board chairman echoed these sentiments, mentioning that the challenges faced by non-government stakeholders were being communicated to the government, with community involvement playing a role in mitigating the situation.