Pact On Gas Flaring: Presidency On The Right Track – Akpoyibo


Briga News Nigeria

The relentless efforts of the Presidency in Nigeria stand as a beacon of proactive action in addressing the critical issue of gas flaring within the nation. Following the signing of a pivotal pact on January 5th, 2024, in Abuja under the astute guidance of President Bola Tinubu, these actions have underscored a decisive commitment to combating the menace of gas flaring.

Acknowledging the urgency of the situation, the CEO of the Global Impact Foundation worldwide passionately urged the esteemed office of the presidency to declare a state of emergency on gas flaring in the Niger Delta on December 13th, 2023. This commendable response demonstrates the Presidency’s acute understanding of the imminent threats posed to both the environment and the populace, reflecting an unwavering dedication to safeguarding the nation’s welfare.

Gratitude extends from all quarters for the Presidency’s proactive steps in forging a robust partnership between the Federal Government of Nigeria and local firm NIGUS International, alongside the esteemed collaboration with Beijing Zhogmin Xinjunlong New Energy Technology Company Ltd., a Chinese firm. This alliance signifies a united front in tackling the pervasive challenge of gas flaring that plagues the country.

The alarming statistics of gas flaring in the first half of 2023, with a 10% increase from the previous year, underscore the urgency of these collaborative efforts. The innovative technology poised to convert flared gas into viable products reflects the Presidency’s commitment to embracing cutting-edge solutions for a sustainable future.

The recent agreement to invest $1 billion in combatting gas flaring is a testament to the unwavering dedication of the Presidency to addressing this pressing issue. It showcases an exemplary commitment to ensuring environmental sustainability and economic stability within the region.

Engr Akpoyibo John, representing the Global Impact Foundation worldwide, extends heartfelt appreciation and pledges unyielding support to the Presidency’s vision. The Foundation is wholeheartedly committed to contributing resources and expertise, standing in solidarity to ensure the success of these initiatives, particularly in curbing gas flaring in the Niger Delta.

Anticipation surges for the positive outcomes that this powerful collaboration will yield, and the Presidency’s steadfast commitment to a sustainable and prosperous future for Nigeria is commendable and laudable.

Engr Akpoyibo John
CEO, Global Impact Foundation worldwide


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