Dickson reaffirms commitment to Brass LNG project




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By SundiataPOST,

Governor Seriake of on Monday reaffirmed the commitment of administration to ensure the actualisation of the Brass Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) project.

The governor made the pledge when he paid a courtesy visit to the Amanayabo of Twon Brass, King Alfred Diette-Spiff at Twon Brass during a “Thank You Tour’’ of Brass Local Government Area.

He told the of the local government that administration was ready to partner the Federal Government and other investors to ensure the take-off of the Brass LNG project.

, who described the project as “very crucial’’ to the economic development of the and the country at large, said the government was also interfacing stakeholders to ensure the commencement of the Brass fertiliser project.

The governor said that the take-off of the projects would go a long way in boosting the ’s economy.

He commended the of Brass for their support for him during and after election as governor of the state.

He said the ’s peaceful disposition enabled his administration to embark on projects such as a general hospital and a world-class model secondary school in the area.

He added that the state government had awarded contracts for the of a modern landing jetty and reticulation projects, among , in the area.

Earlier, King Alfred Diete-Spiff had expressed delight over the governor’s visit and lauded the governor for his developmental strides in the area and the state in general.

The address, which was read by Chief Serena Dokubo-spiff on behalf of the king, highlighted ’s achievements in the areas of security, infrastructure development and appointment of Brass indigenes into positions of trust.

“Your activities in the kingdom are visible for appreciation.

“The peace and security prevailing in community is easily traceable to you. This is very reassuring in that we have a leadership in the state that is truly committed to the aspirations and yearnings of the people.’’

He called for government’s assistance in the of the Yenagoa-Brass link and the reinstatement of Brass as headquarters of the Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy.