The Nigerian vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has on Tuesday revealed plans to complete all ongoing and suspended projects in the Niger Delta region.
This was disclosed on Tuesday by Laolu Akande, spokesman to the vice president Tuesday in Abuja
According to Laolu, the vice president spoke at the 6th Anniversary Lecture/Niger Delta Awards Organised by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper in Lagos.
Although the vice president was represented by Mr. Edobor Iyamu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, office of the Vice President.
“The objective of this new vision is to ensure that the people of the region benefit maximally from their wealth, through promoting infrastructural developments, environmental remediation, and local content development.
“As part of the quest to expand economic opportunities in the region, this administration has promoted investments in modular refineries he said
“The objective of this initiative is to address our present energy demands and empower the Niger Delta people through promoting local content,” the statement read in part.