NEDA urges NNPC to expedite oil exploration in Chad Basin, others
The Borno State Chapter of North East Development Association (NEDA), in collaboration with seven others, has urged the newly-appointed Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Kyari Kolo Mele, to expedite oil explorations in Lake Chad Basin as security improves.
Its Chairman, Abbas Gambo, said this yesterday at a news conference in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
“Mele should come up with unique, effective and efficient initiatives and ideas that could ensure increased energy sufficiency in the country.
“We also urge him to do all that is professionally possible and intensify the search for and exploration of crude oil in Chad and Bida Basins, Benue trough and other areas that had not been explored,” he said.