US President-elect, Donald Trump has been billed to attend an investment roadshow, organised by the Federal Government for Nigeria’s oil and gas sector in the United States.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr, Ibe Kachikwu, at the 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 roadshow to the UK, we are looking to do a roadshow to the US with President Donald Trump coming in.’
The minister who also anticipated for the Federal government to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and allocate oil blocks in 2017, said that Nigeria would exploit the relationship built by President Muhammadu Buhari in taking a roadshow 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.’