The Federal Government is putting plans in motion to implement ways to halt the export of crude oil in its natural state.
This, the government says will be done through methanol production which the country would benefit from.
Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu who made this known said the Federal Government need to engage in methanol production, has pushed it to source for funds for the implementation of the policy.
He said that apart from growing the economy through methanol production, the government will be able to provide millions of jobs, which will show the world how great Nigeria is.
Onu said this in Abuja, during the final meeting of the cabinet committee set up to source funds for the implementation of the national policy on methanol fuel production.