Garba Shehu (@GarShehu )

Garba Shehu

Bio Official Spokesperson to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 🇳🇬, President @MBuhari (SSA, Media & Publicity).
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iPhone : Our free rides on the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail line will begin today and run through March, 2020. Commuters on that route can take advantage of it and save on transportation during the festive season & beyond. Let’s ride to the #NextLevel

iPhone : He used the meeting to brief the President on the political and security situation in the Middle East region.

iPhone : The Iranian Vice President also offered cooperation in counter terrorism, citing the routing of ISIS in Iraq and Syria as major contribution to the global anti-terrorism efforts.

iPhone : He suggested four major areas of economic cooperation: petrochemical, power, irrigation agriculture and industry.

iPhone : The Iranian Vice President, who was emphatic that Nigeria and Iran can do a lot, said: “A lot can be done. We can do miracles. We have the vision.”

iPhone : The President commended the Iranian defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria, saying the dispossession of the terrorists of their oil wells meant that they had lost access to resources used in supporting Boko Haram in Lake Chad sub-region.

iPhone : President Buhari said the future of oil and gas is in value addition, extolling Iranians for attainments in oil and gas, electricity generation, agriculture and petrochemical industry.

iPhone : “Instability and partisan politics thwarted all that, leaving us with just six, and the seventh we are now working on. We would have been earning more from gas,” he added.

iPhone : The President recalled, with delight, his close association as Nigeria’s oil minister with Iran. He told his guest that if the blueprint he left behind as petroleum minister had been followed, Nigeria would have had 12 Liquefied Natural Gas trains by 1983.

iPhone : The President said that Iran also flared gas in the 70s, expressing his delight that the fires had all been put out. He expressed optimism that Nigeria would soon attain the same feat.

iPhone : President Buhari asked to be given up to second quarter of 2020 on the modality of the binational commission.

iPhone : “The evolution of our gas industry is too slow. We are still flaring gas. I will work with you on how to harness and utilize our gas. I am very impressed.”

iPhone : “I will work very hard towards the joint commission. We will go back and identify sectors of common interest. In particular, we are interested in how you utilized your gas, with 95 per cent of your national population wired to gas.

iPhone : Speaking at the bilateral meeting held on the sidelines of the 5th Summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum, PMB said he was impressed with the speed in transformation of Iranian oil & gas industry from what it used to be when he served as Nigeria’s petroleum minister in the 1970s

iPhone : Nigeria and Iran have agreed to set up a binational commission that will promote trade, investment, agriculture and technology transfer, following a meeting between Pres. Muhammadu Buhari and Iranian VP for Economic Affairs, Mohammad Nahavandian, on Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

iPhone : The Governor, Hon. Aminu Ballo Masari, accompanied by his cabinet received the President at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Airport on arrival in Katsina.

iPhone : President Buhari arrived DAURA at 5:20 PM to start a four-day working
visit. He was received at the Helipad by the Emir, Umar Faruk Umar.