Abuja —After several months of exploration activities, Borno State has joined the league of oil-producing states in Nigeria, reports Vanguard
The government on Thursday said crude oil had been discovered in the state.
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Jamila Shua’ra, disclosed this during the agreement signing ceremony for joint venture, JV, cash call exit and presentation of the petroleum sector score card in Abuja.
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Shua’ra, however, failed to state the particular area in Borno State where oil was discovered and if the discovery was in commercial quantity.
She attributed the discovery of oil in Borno and Lagos states to the doggedness of the present administration.
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