Crude Oil Pipeline Top of Kenyan Growth Agenda, Says Uhuru

The Hoima-Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline is a priority project for the government as Kenya looks to tap the crude oil billions to accelerate development.

Speaking on Thursday at State House, Nairobi when he hosted a Japanese business delegation, President Uhuru Kenyatta said the pipeline will open up northern Kenya and accelerate the entire East African regional development.

“The discovery of oil and gas in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Somalia have opened up new areas of investments which could benefit from Japanese partnerships,” he said.

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