According to reports by correspondents, after several months of exploration and searching activities, finally another state to be specific Borno State, has joined the league Nigeria’s of oil-producing states.
The government on Thursday said crude oil had been discovered in the state.
Mrs. Jamila Shua’ra, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, disclosed this during the agreement signing ceremony for joint venture, JV, cash call exit and presentation of the petroleum sector score card in Abuja.
Shua’ra, however, did not disclose specifically the particular area in Borno State where oil was discovered and if the discovery was in commercial quantity.
She attributed the discovery of oil in Borno and Lagos states to the doggedness of the present administration.