• August 1, 2021

Sylva: NASS Set To Pass Petroleum Industry Bill Next Month

By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Mr. Timipriye Sylva on Thursday assured that the National Assembly will pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which is currently before it, by April 2021.

Sylva, who is the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, disclosed this during the weekly presidential ministerial media briefing at the State House in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), where he told newsmen that the bill would not suffer a setback, going by all indications from the leadership of the National Assembly.

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According to the minister, if the nation must diversify from petroleum, it must go in the direction of gas, stressing the need for Nigeria to steer away from oil to gas, and adding that the 20-year-old PIB would attract a lot of investments to the gas sector.

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