The Federal Government has again reiterated its commitment to build modular refineries in oil-producing areas of the Niger Delta. 

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu was speaking to businessmen at the offshore technology conference holding in Houston, United States. 

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had on March 25 assured that the proposed modular refineries would be sited only in oil-producing areas .

In another development, Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has restated his administration’s commitment to reposition the state as  an economic hub. 
 
The governor gave the assurance at an interactive session with the state indigenes resident in the Federal Capital Territory .