President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his determination to leverage the nation’s gas resources for the collective welfare of Nigerians.
In a statement released on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, it was revealed that Tinubu shared this commitment during a meeting with the Board and management of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) at the Presidential Villa.
Tinubu emphasized the importance of removing barriers that hinder the entrepreneurial progress and overall development of diligent citizens in Nigeria. He also underscored the need to eliminate any obstacles that impede smooth business operations within the oil and gas sector.
“In this endeavor, we are fostering a collaborative approach, blending both innovative thought and concrete action. We are fully dedicated to working alongside all partners to redefine the trajectory of our nation’s economy,” President Tinubu conveyed to the NLNG delegation. The delegation was led by NLNG Board Chairman, His Royal Majesty King Edmund Daukuru of Nembe Kingdom, and the NLNG Managing Director, Dr. Philip Mshelbila.
Furthermore, Tinubu highlighted the primary objective of expanding economic opportunities to ensure that Nigerians reap substantial benefits. He stressed that fostering skill development is crucial, particularly for the numerous restive youths who need to be integrated and employed gainfully. The President’s vision aims to provide greater predictability and prosperity in the lives of these youths.
In conclusion, President Tinubu’s dedication to harnessing the potential of Nigeria’s gas resources echoes his commitment to driving economic growth and inclusivity, ultimately contributing to the well-being of the Nigerian populace.