Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the bottlenecks militating against the commencement of work on the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Refinery projects.
The governor who spoke during a stakeholders meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party in Yenagoa, said the call has become imperative in view of what he described as unacceptable lack of Federal projects in the state.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Francis Ottah-Agbo, the Bayelsa Governor noted that the take-off and eventual utilization of the two projects would not only give the Ijaw people a sense of belonging but also expand the revenue base of the country.
He decried the backwardness of the Ijaw ethnic nationality in terms of development and urged the Federal Government as well as multinational corporations to partner the state government in tackling the yawning infrastructural deficit in the area.
According to him, his administration has…
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