The Minister of Finance and  Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun has emphasized the Ministry’s commitment to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the Crude -Oil and Gas export in order to cushion the present economic realities on key Government policies.

Wale Edun said the aim is also to boost domestic production, diversify the export base of the Economy to positively impact on the sector as well as contribute to the current export growth status.

 Edun, represented by Deputy Director, Trade Relations, Idris Giwa, announced this during a one -Day Sensitization Seminar on the Nigerian Oil and Gas Exports, with the theme,”Unlocking the Potentials of the Nigeria Gas Exports” in Kano State.

Earlier in his welcome address the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Lydia Shehu Jafiya represented by the Deputy Director, Trade Relations II, Mrs. Rukayatu Abdullahi Ahmed was optimistic that,” if the operations in the Crude -Oil sector is properly coordinated and regulated, loopholes, leakages and cases of non- payment of NESS fees due to Government would be plugged, thereby boosting Government revenue base

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