FG to Construct Mega Gas Pipeline
President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government would soon commence the construction of the 600-kilometre Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline to move gas from the Southern part of the country to the North.
President Buhari stated this on Friday while speaking at the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum, taking place in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
Describing the theme of the Summit, “Natural Gas – Energy for Sustainable Development” as most appropriate, President Buhari noted that the one-day meeting was “taking place at a critical time as global energy supply is transitioning from hydrocarbons to renewables.
The President added that natural gas has the added advantage of availability and affordability stressing that to fully leverage this potential, nations need to pool resources to put up trans-border and trans-regional energy infrastructure.