The US President-elect, Donald Trump will be in attendance at an investment road-show, organised by the Federal Government for Nigeria’s oil and gas sector in the US.
The disclosure was made by the Minister of Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, while unveiling the 2017 goals for the Oil sector in Abuja.
‘We are going to be seeking to attract investments and complete all the MoUs we have in China and India. We are looking to do a road-show to the UK, we are looking to do a road-show to the US with President Donald Trump coming in.’
Kachikwu called on the Federal government to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and allocate oil blocks in 2017,
The Minister says that Nigeria would make good use of the relationship built by President Muhammadu Buhari in taking a road-show to the UK and US.
‘We are going to accelerate Federal Government’s revenues, look into areas where we could have made more money, so as to support the 2017 budget financing. we are looking to draw on the relationship that the president has built over time. We are going to be conducting oil blocks allocations and marginal flow awards to try and raise money for the government.’