The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) have joined forces by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on various fronts in delivering sustainable development projects in the region. The MoU was signed during a brief ceremony at NLNG’s Corporate Head Office, attended by executives from both organizations.
As part of this collaboration, the NDDC and NLNG have agreed to work together to empower communities in the Niger Delta, promote local content and capacity development, and effectively deliver sustainable development projects in the region.
Dr. Philip Mshelbila, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NLNG, expressed his aspirations for positive change in the Niger Delta through this partnership. NLNG aims to replicate the success of its initiatives across the region, aligning with its vision of “helping to build a better Nigeria.”
Dr. Mshelbila highlighted the commitment of NLNG to sustainable development, emphasizing the well-being and prosperity of the communities in which they operate. The partnership with NDDC is a testament to this commitment, with a focus on knowledge sharing and capacity building to achieve sustainable development outcomes.
Dr. Samuel Ogbuku, Managing Director of NDDC, noted that the MoU signifies unity towards sustainable development and progress in Nigeria. Both NDDC and NLNG share common goals of sustainable development, socio-economic empowerment, local content promotion, capacity building, and stakeholder collaboration.
The partnership is seen as a pivotal moment in Nigeria’s journey towards progress and prosperity, emphasizing the power of unified action in addressing the complex challenges faced by the Niger Delta region and the nation. NDDC and NLNG are dedicated to creating a more prosperous, inclusive, and sustainable future for Nigeria and its people.
The collaboration underscores a shared commitment to inclusive governance and comprehensive development, focusing on economic growth, environmental stewardship, and the well-being of local communities in the Niger Delta region.