The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ethanol is a biofuel processed from starchy crops like Maize and Cassava and can be used as biofuel mainly in Brazil and the United States.
Bagudu, who is the Chairman of the APC Progressive Governors’ Forum, expressed his happiness when he inspected the cassava farm located in Tungar Liya’u village, on the Jega-Maiyama road in Maiyama Local Government.
He recalled that, he had penultimate week , met with the NNPC and the two parties had agreed to renew their Memorandum Of Understanding ( MOU).
Bagudu commended all those who helped in demonstrating the ability of Kebbi state to grow cassava.
NAN reports that the NNPC on July 23, 2020 said it has cultivated 2,675 hectares of cassava plantations for the processing of bioethanol in Kebbi.
In 2017, NNPC signed an MoU with Kebbi to cultivate 20,000 hectares of cassava and sugarcane in the Kanya district of Zuru emirate of Kebbi for biofuel production. (NAN).