Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says that President Muhammadu Buhari has the political will to ensure that Nigeria becomes a gas nation with its huge deposit of gas.
Sylva disclosed this at the Pre-summit conference of the Decade of Gas, in Abuja, on Monday.
He said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would ensure that the country ‘s vast natural gas resources is taken advantage of to encourage industrialisation.
“if you remember, the economic plan of this administration revolves around utilisation of natural gas.
“The four key areas are, Energy Security, Transportation, Manufacturing and Industrialisation.
“The common denominator is the natural gas, as it is the major fuel to power generation, transportation and key ingredients for manufacturing fertilizer for agriculture.
“I can assure you that President Muhammadu Buhari has the political will to surmount the challenges to continue on the pursuit to transform Nigeria as a gas nation,” he said