Ben Ezechime, Enugu
The President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Pedro Obi, has extolled President Bola Tinubu for the remarkable vision and ongoing strides towards revitalising the Port Harcourt Refinery.
Obi gave the commendation in Enugu while speaking to newsmen on Tinubu’s proactive steps and unwavering commitment to the refurbishment of the Port Harcourt Refinery.
According to him, President Tinubu’s Initiative in the ongoing work on the refurbishment of the Port Harcourt Refinery stands as a testament to his dedication to national development and economic empowerment.
“NANS extends its heartfelt commendation to President Bola Tinubu for the remarkable strides towards revitalising the Port Harcourt Refinery.
“The reopening of this vital national asset marks a significant milestone towards ensuring energy security and fostering economic stability within Nigeria.
“The restoration of the Port Harcourt Refinery holds immense promise for Nigerian students and the populace at large.
“It is poised to generate numerous employment opportunities for Nigerian youths, including students seeking internships and part-time employment within the oil and gas sector,” he said.
The NANS boss said that additionally, the increased refinery capacity is expected to contribute significantly to the nation’s economic growth, potentially leading to better funding for educational institutions, scholarships, and infrastructural development.
“Moreover, a functional refinery could lead to stabilised fuel prices, thereby alleviating the financial burden on students who rely on transportation for their education.
“NANS, as the umbrella students’ body, acknowledges President Tinubu’s vision and commitment to steering Nigeria towards a brighter future.
“The student body pledges its unwavering support and cooperation in fostering initiatives that enhance the nation’s prosperity,” Obi added.