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BREAKING: Tinubu appoints junior petroleum minister as co-chair of NCDMB governing council

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Ekperikpe Ekpo, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas), as the Co-Chairman of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).  

The appointment was announced today in a statement by the president’s spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale.

Ngelale said the appointment is in line with Tinubu’s avowed commitment ”to establish a more efficient, targeted, and consistent approval process for unique oil and gas projects in the country.”

”This is also to further ensure effective oversight of the gas aspect of the nation’s assets.  

”The President remains committed to unlocking Nigeria’s immense gas potential to stimulate industrial development, job creation, and sustainable economic growth,” he added.

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