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  • Updated: May 22, 2023

Peter Obi, Other Dignitaries Attend Dangote Refinery Inauguration

Peter Obi, Other Dignitaries Attend Dangote Refinery Inaugur

Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi was among the dignitaries at the inauguration ceremony of the Dangote Refinery at the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State on Monday.

Vanguard gathered that Obi was invited alongside other dignitaries by the Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote.

Also present at the event were all 36 State Governors of the Federation, Governors-elect, Ministers, Senators, global oil traders, top international bankers, international multilateral agencies, and captains of industries in and outside Nigeria.

Also at the inauguration is the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso.

The Dangote petroleum refinery has the capacity to process 650,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) and will employ over 100,000 persons. It is also sitting on 2,635 hectares of land located in the Free Zone in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.

The new refinery is projected to meet 100 percent of the Nigerian requirement of all refined products (gasoline, 53 million litres per day; diesel, 34 million litres per day; kerosene, 10 million litres per day, and aviation jet, (2 million litres per day), and also have a surplus of each of these products for export.

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