The cheering disclosure by the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC, of the discovery of large deposits of oil in the upper Benue trough of Kanam and Wase Local Government Areas of Plateau State is received with high expectations by the named communities for its Economic benefits, not only to the immediate communities, but to Plateau State and Nigeria at large.
As the Representative of Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Federal Constituency in whose constituency one of the named areas fall, I am highly elated that this development is coming at a time like this, when Representation of our people is centered on improved economic well-being of the citizens.
I am particularly happy for the people of Kanam LGA, in whose domain such development is discovered, because of its economic advantage to the immediate community in terms of job creation and physical development that is bound to be witnessed by reason of the oil exploration in their locality.
On behalf of the people of Kanam LGA, and by extension, PKK, I appreciate the NNPC for embarking on such a gainful venture, and the Plateau State government for providing the enabling environment for the survey to yield the desired result.
On my part as the Representative of the people, I shall explore every legislative input to ensure that the project is not abandoned, but pursued to the latter, and the desired outcome yielded for the overall good of Nigeria and Nigerians.
I enjoin the Plateau State Government to use all avenues at its disposal to ensure oil exploration on these identified sites come to fruition, while the immediate communities give their maximum cooperation to government and its officials in pursuance of this lofty achievements.
Long Live PKK
Long Live Plateau State and
Long Live the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Rt. Hon. Yusuf Adamu GAGDI
(Dan Malikin Kanam/ Dan Majen Jahr)
Chairman House Committee on Nigerian Navy and
Member Representing Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Federal Constituency,