FRCN to collaborate with NEITI for effective coverage of Energy sector 

 

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative NEITI, Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, says NEITI, has contributed significantly to the massive reforms in the Oil and Gas industry

Dr. Orji stated this when he paid a courtsey visit to Director General of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Dr. Mansur Liman

He said the agency through publications of several reports on the activities of the Oil and Gas industry as well as other related issues, gave birth to the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, and other related reforms in the sector.

The Executive Secretary of NEITI, also called for the expansion of the energy Desk in the FRCN for more coverage and reportage of energy related activities in the country.

Responding, the DG FRCN Dr. Mansur Liman tasked NEITI to continue to check the tax regime of companies operating in the country

Dr Liman said the corporation would continue to educate the public on government’s policies and programmes through objective reportage.

The FRCN boss also commended NEITI for its tremendous progress in promoting transparency and good governance in the country

 

Tanimu Salihu

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