By Samson Echenim
GOVERNOR of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode and his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki are among stakeholders who have been billed to speak at a two-day sensitisation seminar on local content development in the oil and gas and shipping industry, a programme organised by the Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria, MARAN.
General Secretary of MARAN, Mr. Dapo Olawuni in a statement said the seminar is targeted at encouraging Nigerians to be fully integrated in the oil and gas logistics operation particularly in the upstream sector.
He noted that a special focus is being placed on the EGINA Floating Production Storage and Offloading, FPSO, platform recently delivered by Total Nigeria Limited.
The two days seminar tagged “Local Content Development in Shipping, Oil and Gas Logistics Operations in Nigeria” is billed to hold on 21st and 22nd of August 2018 at the Rockview Hotel in Apapa Lagos.
Already, he said that the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has indicated his interest to participate in the programme as the state has recently joined the list of oil producing states in Nigeria.