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Buhari To Flag Off Third Oil Field In Northern Nigeria This Week




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President Muhammadu Buhari will yet flag off another oil field in northern Nigeria two months before vacating office.

Naija News understands that the third oil field found and explored in the region is in Ebenyi at the Headquarters of Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

The flagging-off event is expected to commence today, Tuesday, 28 March 2023.

In a public announcement made on Monday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) and the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, revealed that the Nigerian leader will be present to commission the project.

Naija News understands that the Nasarawa oil rig is the second oil field in the North Central region; the first was the Ibaji Oil field in Kogi state.

In the history of Nigeria’s exploration, the Ebenyi Oil field is the third in Northern Nigeria; the first was Kolomani, located in the Bauchi/Gombe axis.

Jonathan Was Persecuted Out Of Office – Says Buhari’s Aide

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has admitted that former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was persecuted out of office in 2015.

Shehu noted this on Monday while featuring on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme, Naija News reports.

The presidential aide said Nigerians would miss his principal, Buhari, the same way they yearned for Jonathan, who was criticized until he left office.

Naija News reports President Buhari’s second tenure will elapse this year and the incumbent leader is bound to leave office on May 29th.

According to Shehu, Nigerian leaders are not loved while in office but are missed when they are gone. Shehu lamented over the level of criticisms thrown at the president.

He reiterated that Jonathan has now become the favourite of many Nigerians after throwing shades at him while he was in office.

Speaking on the cashless policy which has affected many businesses and brought suffering on Nigerians, Shehu affirmed that the current cashless policy of the present administration is desirable and irreversible.

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He said, “cashless is the way forward for Nigeria because cashless nations and in fact, all advanced nations of the world have gone cashless.”