Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical Company Set for Inauguration in May 22

The Dangote Industries Limited said its multi-billion Naira Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical company will be inaugurated in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on May 22.


Group Chief Branding and Communications Officer, Mr Anthony Chiejina, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the facility that is expected to produce 650,000 barrels per day with the cost of completion pegged at 19 billion dollars is set.

The 650,000 barrels per day refinery is expected to boost the Federal Government’s effort to make Nigeria self-sufficient.

The Dangote Refinery complex located in the Lekki Free Zone area of Lagos, covers a land area of approximately 2,635 hectares, which is larger than the entire Victoria Island.

The refinery is the biggest in Africa and also the biggest single-train facility in the world.

It was gathered that the refinery would be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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