Gov Fubara Solicits for Stronger Economic Synergy With International Oil Companies

Sir. Siminalayi Fubara, Rivers State Governor

–Assures Investors of support to encourage conducive business environment

Rivers State Governor, His Excellency, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has called for stronger economic synergy between International Oil Companies (IOCs) and the Government to promote a thriving business environment in Rivers State.

Governor Fubara made the statement at government House Port Harcourt on Friday, while hosting the out going Managing Director/ Country Chair of Total Energies EP Nigeria Limited, Mike Sangster and his team on a courtesy call.

The Rivers State Governor who assured his guests that his administration will protect economic investments in Rivers State, and maintained that “governance is about making the people happy.

” So we will give you all the necessary support and encouragement, because if you don’t do your business in a condusive and secure environment, you won’t pay us our taxes and the tax is what we use to develop the state “.

In his remark, the out going Managing Director/Country Chair of Total Energies EP Nigeria Limited, Mike Sangster thanked the governor for the audience, stating that his company was one of the major providers of gas for the Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Limited.

He pointed out that Rivers State is one of its major operational base and solicited the support of government to secure its pipeline facilities.

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Joseph Chukwuma Oputa

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa is the Managing Editor of Maslow Businessnews and Physicians News publications published by Maslow Business News Publications, Lagos, Nigeria.

Joseph Oputa is a proud Alumnus of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.

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