Aliko Dangote, the chief executive officer of the Dangote Group, has claimed that his refinery will create adequate employment possibilities for young people in Nigeria.
This was revealed by Dangote on Monday during a speech at the Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals’ commissioning.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (ret. ), ordered the project.
He emphasized the advantages of the refinery by saying, “The refinery operation will generate massive job opportunities in their hundreds of thousands.”
A wide range of enterprises in the pharmaceuticals, food, beverage, construction, and many other industries would have access to crucial raw materials thanks to the refinery, he said.
The refinery is located at Dangote Industries Free Zone, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, and it is set up to process crude oil grades from the continent of Africa, Asia and America, with a delivery of a surplus of close to 38 million litres of petrol, diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel for Nigeria daily
The refinery set up to refine 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day transforms crude oil into different usage of petroleum products such as diesel, gasoline, jet fuel and kerosene.
Earlier, The ANAEDOONLINE reports that the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu commended Dangote for the project.
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