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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that the Federal Government will make sure that the critical projects it has embarked upon in the Niger Delta region are completed.
Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesman, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.
He said the vice president spoke at the 6th Anniversary Lecture/Niger Delta Awards Organised by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper in Lagos.
Osinbajo was represented at the ceremony by Mr Edobor Iyamu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, office of the Vice President.
“The objective of this new vision is to ensure that the people of the region benefit maximally from their wealth, through promoting infrastructural developments, environmental remediation and local content development.
“As part of the quest to expand economic opportunities in the region, this administration has promoted investments in modular refineries.
“The objective of this initiative is to address our present energy demands and empower the Niger Delta people through promoting local content,”
The statement read in part.