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Nigeria Takes Steps to Curb Gas Flaring

Nigeria Takes Steps to Curb Gas Flaring
  • PublishedMay 19, 2017

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, has described gas flaring as a key issue contributing to emissions and global warming.

According to Alhaji Jibril “if you look at the oil sector where the main revenue comes into the federation, you will discover that there are lots of environmental degradation as a result of oil spillage that has happened over the decades.

“We are fully aware that most of our people nowadays use firewood as a source of cooking, which apart from being harmful to the environment also affects the health of our women “ the Minister said.

Jibril said that gas flaring could be channeled into liquefied form that can be used for cooking, which will eliminate emissions, stop deforestation and enhance the health women in the country.

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