By Philip Shimnom Clement
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that oil search will soon commence by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Benue state.
The president said this during his campaign rally on Wednesday in Makurdi, the state capital.
A twitter post by the presidency (@NGR Preaident) reads “President Muhammadu Buhari today announced that the NNPC group will soon commence deeper search for oil and gas in Benue Trough.
“This he said is the next step following the commencement of drilling in the Kolmani River area located within Bauchi and Gombe states,” the post said.