The Federal Government says it has plans to deliver Final Investment Decisions FIDs on at least four key projects within the nation’s oil and gas industry by the end of last quarter of 2019.

President Muhammadu Buhari said this during the ongoing 24th World Energy Congress WEC in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

A statement by the spokesman for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja, however, said the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipreye Sylva, represented the President at the congress.

Buhari said his vision was to bequeath a vibrant petroleum industry that would guarantee long term strategic investments and prosperity for Nigerians.

The president identified gas development as part of government priority to fast-track the industrialisation drive of the country.