Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB planned to set up Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG depots in kano and Niger States in Northern Nigeria.

The General Manager, Research, Statistics and Development, Alhaji Abdulmalik Halilu stated this during a sensitization and stakeholders workshop for the media in the North West geo political zone in kano.

Abdulmalik Halilu who presented a paper tittled “Nigerian Content 10-year Roadmap: Targets and Milestones” said the depots were to serve as gas processing facility from the oil phase through Ajaokuta, Niger, Kano and other parts of the North.

He noted that upon commissioning of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, AKK gas pipeline project, the depots would serve as a store and distribution channel of gas from Southern part to the North.

The General manager said technical capability development was among the key priorities of the board aim at understanding Gap that existed in manufactured materials, infrastructure .in Nigeria

In a remark, the Director legal services of the Agency Mohammad Babangida maintained that NCDMB was committed at ensuring Nigerian Goods and services were fully utilized especially in the oil and gas industry.

“Nigerian Content is a philosophy that seeks to drive the utilization of Nigerian goods, services and nigerian people. it is not intended to stop foreigners from doing anything in Nigeria but to domicile the utilization of Nigerian goods and services”.

The workshop was attended by journalists and stakeholders from the North west Geo political zone of the country.

Abdullahi jalaluddeen/Kano.