Wife of the President Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a new vessel of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas company which will now join in the fleet of the organization.
“Nothing makes me proud than the knowledge that Nigerians and Nigerian companies actively participated and benefited directly from the construction of the new (ship) vessel,” she said.
According to a statement signed by Nadabo X.Y., the wife of the president said that “the ship has Nigeria written all over it” and expressed hope that participating companies in the sector will continue to export to shipyards across the world and make Nigeria to shine.The vessel is billed for the fleet of the NLNG and specifically for one of its subsidiaries, BONNY GAS COMPANY. It was built by SAMSUNG AND HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRIES South Korea.The statement claimed that the vessel was ”built with local content that earned Nigeria vast export revenue” and ”a good number of some Nigerian youths were part of the Crew in the new vessel.”The new vessel named LNG ABUJA 11 was unveiled in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday. Aisha Buhari expressed confidence that despite challenges in the global energy sector, Nigeria and South Korea will continue to occupy important positions with respect to international energy, security and development.