NNPCL will Resume Kolmani Oil Exploration Quickly – Senator Buba
The Senator representing Bauchi South, Shehu Umar Buba, has mentioned that the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm Restricted (NNPCL) will resume oil exploration this month within the Kolmani oil area between Bauchi and Gombe states.
Buba, who disclosed this whereas responding to questions from journalists yesterday in Bauchi on why the federal authorities deserted the mission, mentioned the problem of the Kolmani oil exploration had turn into a supply of concern to stakeholders from Bauchi and Gombe states.
Buba, who’s the Chairman, Senate Committee on Safety and Intelligence, mentioned, “After we have been inaugurated on the Senate, the Kolmani oil problem was the very first thing I meant to convey a movement about. I contacted important stakeholders, particularly NNPCL via the Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari, the Nationwide Safety Adviser (NSA), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, and a few lawmakers from the affected states and we held a gathering with Kyari.
“We demanded to know why because the ground-breaking ceremony of the oil wells by former President Muhammadu Buhari actions on the web site have been deserted. The GMD has given us particulars and convincing explanations concerning the exploration of oil. NNPC has already awarded a contract to an Indian agency and proper now they’re within the nation making preparations.”
He added that, “Kyari has assured us that by the grace of God inside this month of February actions on the Kolmani oil wells will resume totally.”