18 December 2020 by Abdullahi jalaluddeen.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB says plans are underway to set up Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG depots in Kano and Niger States.
The Board’s General Manager, Research, Statistics and Development, Abdulmalik Halilu stated this during a sensitization and stakeholders workshop for the media in the North West Geo Political Zone held in Kano.
Abdulmalik Halilu who presented a paper tittled “Nigerian Content 10-year Roadmap: Targets and Milestones” said the depots are to serve as gas processing facility for Ajaokuta, Niger, Kano and other parts of the North.
He said after commissioning the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, gas pipeline project, the depots would serve as a store for distribution and transporting of gas from the Southern part of the Nation to the North.
The General Manager explained that technical capability development was among the key priorities of the board, aimed at bridging the Gap between manufactured materials, infrastructure and skills.
In his remarks the Director Legal Services of the Agency, Mohammad Babangida said the board was working asidiously in enlightening Nigerians to patronize Nigerian Goods and services.
“Nigerian Content is a philosophy that seeks to drive the utilization of Nigerian goods, services and nigerian people. It is about make in Nigeria, it is not intended to stop foreigners from doing anything in Nigeria but intended to domicile the utilization of Nigerian goods and services.
The workshop was attended by journalists and stakeholders from the North West Geo Political Zone of the Country.