Governor says details will be made available to the public afterwards

Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State, on Thursday, said that the state would soon make a presentation to the Federal Government on how to exploit the crude oil discovered in commercial quantity in the state.  

Speaking to journalists in the course of the National Economic Council meeting presided over by Vice President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Wamakko said the state was happy with the discovery.

He added that details of the discovery would be made public as soon as the presentation was made to the Federal Government and made available for exploration work.

It will be recalled that Wamakko had, on Tuesday in Sokoto, hinted that there was abundant crude oil deposit in his state. 

The governor said that the oil deposits, when fully explored and exploited, would boost the socio-economic status of the people of the state and the country?s economy.

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