The Ministers of State Petroleum Resources (Oil), Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, and his counterpart Hon. Ekperikpe Ekpo, the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources (Gas), have arrived Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital for the Refineries’ Rehabilitation Steering Committee meeting.
The duo were also accompanied by Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Nigerian National Petroleum Company NNPC Limited to the oil-rich state. The tour of the newly inaugurated ministers was announced via the NNPCL Twitter account on Friday afternoon.
NNPCL disclosed that the ministers will also take a facility tour of the Port Harcourt plants to assess the level of progress on the ongoing rehabilitation work at the Refinery.
“The Ministers will also take a facility tour of the PHRC plants to assess the level of progress on the ongoing rehabilitation work at the Refinery.”
It revealed that the ministers will also engage with the refinery’s Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractors during the visit.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday 21, August, sworn in Lokpobiri, and Ekpo as well as 43 others to serve his cabinet.