Kebbi partners NNPC to produce ethanol bio-fuel

The Kebbi State government and  the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), have  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ethanol bio-fuel production project.

During an inspection of the pilot scheme at Gwazawa Danko/Wasagu Local Government, Kebbi State Govenor Atiku Bagudu, said the state had begun with the cultivation 47,000 hectares of cassava as raw material for the production of ethanol bio-fuel.

Bagudu reiterated  his administration’s commitment  to the successful execution of the project, adding that the purpose of the project was to serve as a revenue for foreign exchange to the state.

Source: AgroNigeria

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