March 21st 2012 Print


British African Resources brings Nigerian Delegation to Anglesey

On Wednesday 21 March 2012


British African Resources, a project development company specialising in West Africa hosted Mrs Meg Okirie, the esteemed delegate of Chief Oris U. Onyiri, President General of the Egi Peoples Assembly from Rivers State in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, during a factory inspection visit to Anglesey on Wednesday 21 March.   Mr Armand Leblois (pictured beow) of Total Oil Nigeria accompanied Mrs Okirie to the factory.

Chief Oris, in partnership with Total Oil are hoping to use equipment built in Anglesey to process Palm Oil in the Egi Kingdom. David McKechnie of British African Resources (pictured left with Mrs Okirie), the project leader, believes this could be the first of many Welsh built palm oil mills to go into the Niger Delta.

“Despite the troubles associated with the region there are many people who wish to make a better life for themselves, their families and their people ”

Chief Oris’s Kingdom has a large, land based Total oil rig, which dominates the landscape of the area. Total Oil are providing funds for the Egi people to invest in a sustainable future for the Kingdom.


Armand Leblois of Total Oil Nigeria (left)

As President General of the Egi Peoples Assembly, Chief Oris is especially keen to ensure that their investment is in high quality engineering.

The Palm Oil equipment is to be built on the site of the Anglesey Aluminium plant.


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