Aisha Buhari in South Korea unveils new LNG vessel

Aisha Buhari in South Korea unveils new LNG vessel

Thursday, February 25, 2016 8:02 pm


Aisha Buhari with Samsung officials in Seoul

Aisha Buhari with Samsung officials in Seoul at the naming ceremony for LNG ABUJA 11

Wife of the President,  Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a new vessel of the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas company billed to join   the fleet of the organization .
While performing the “naming ceremony “in Seoul South Korea ,today ,Mrs Buhari said the acquisition of the new vessel,named LNG ABUJA 11 was an additional impetus to the growth of export related businesses that will improve revenue generation for nigeria .
“For example ,more than $10 million dollars was generated from the export of quality Nigerian materials to Korean shipyards “
According to Mrs Buhari ,among other recorded achievements ,the relationship of the two countries was quite in line with the goals of the present administration of furthering the development of human capital and job creation .

Aisha Buhari with the Nigerian crew of the vessel

Aisha Buhari with the Nigerian crew of the vessel

Mrs Buhari expressed confidence that despite challenges in the global energy sector, Nigeria and South Korea will continue to occupy important positions with respect to international energy security and development .
Aishat  commended the NLNG for the new stride “nothing makes me proud than the knowledge that nigerians and nigerian companies actively participated and benefited directly from the construction of the new (ship) vessel .

Aisha Buhari with Samsung officials

Aisha Buhari with Samsung officials

“The ship has Nigeria written all over it “and  expressed hope that participating companies in the sector will continue to export to shipyards across the world and make Nigeria to shine in every shore for increased economic development .
The vessel  is billed  specifically for Bonny Gas Company ,a subsidiary of the NLNG Ltd. It was built by Samsung  and Hyundai Heavy Industries  of South Korea .
Nigeria produces 22million tonnes of LNG per annum and sells to  North America and Europe using the ships.
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