The House of Representatives recently considered a motion to declare Kogi, Enugu and Anambra oil producing states following the discovery of oil and gas deposits in commercial quantities.

The House of Representatives subsequently urged the Federal Government to:

  • hold bids for oil prospecting and mining of the deposits; and
  • declare the states oil producing states.

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