Nigeria’s petroleum corporation partners Kebbi State in ethanol production

NIGERIA – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has partnered with the Government of Kebbi State in cultivating starchy crops on thousands of hectares of land for the production of ethanol. A report by Punch Nigeria revealed that as a result of the partnership, 2,675 hectares of arable land in Kebbi State have already been put under Cassava (one of the main crops to be used in ethanol production) cultivation. The ethanol project dates back to 2017 when The Nigerian National Petroleum Company signed an MoU with Kebbi state to…

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