Start searching for oil in Benue state- Pres. Buhari orders NNPC


Three weeks after ordering NNPC officials to go and search for oil
in the Northern region, President Buhari has again directed NNPC
to begin the search for crude oil and gas from the Benue Trough.

This was disclosed by the Group Managing Director of the oil
corporation, Maikanti Baru, when he received a delegation from the Benue State Government at the corporation’s headquarters in
Abuja yesterday August 16th. The Benue Trough is a major
geological formation underlying a large part of Nigeria, and
extending about 1,000 kilometer north-east from the Bight of Benin to Lake Chad.

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