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Bauchi, Gombe govs pledge unity at flag-off ceremony of Kolmani oilfield



A mammoth crowd of distinguished Nigerians witnessed the historic presidential flag-off ceremony of the Kolmani Built-in Growth Undertaking KIPRO of Oil Prospecting Licenses OPLS 809 and 810 on the Kolmani Area Web site that straddles Bauchi and Gombe states.

It’s anticipated that the mission would come with an oil refinery of as much as 120,000 barrels per day, a fuel processing plant of as much as 500 million commonplace cubic toes per day, an influence plant of as much as 300-megawatt capability and a fertilizer plant of two,500 tons per day.

Talking on the ceremony President Muhammadu Buhari stated that the profitable discovery of oil within the Kolmani Oil Area has damaged the jinx of oil discovery in Higher Benue Trough aside from the Niger Delta.

Muhammadu Buhari stated that he directed the NNPC to proceed exploration within the North East area to draw investments for financial prosperity within the area and the nation massive at massive.

In his speech, the Group Managing Director NNPC Mele Kyari who thanked the President for his doggedness amidst financial turmoil in guaranteeing the success of the flagging up of the oil rig stated the area would open up socioeconomic growth of the nation.

Bauchi State governor Bala Muhammad and his Gombe counterpart, Inuwa Mohammad Yahaya stated the historic occasion is a landmark, stressing that there could be no battle between the 2 states.

They pledged that an settlement has been occurring for collaboration for extra discovery and exploration of extra oil and fuel sources for financial growth, investments and commerce for the 2 states.

Bauchi, Gombe govs pledge unity at flag-off ceremony of Kolmani oilfield

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