President Buhari Finally Inaugurates Dangote Refinery

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Dangote refinery set to commence petrol production by November
Dangote refinery set to commence petrol production by November

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Dangote petroleum refinery, an illustrious project expected to catalyse the transformation of Nigeria’s energy sector.

Buhari inaugurated the facility on Monday in Lagos — the nation’s commercial city — as bigwigs, industry players, and presidents of African countries, gathered to witness the unveiling of a $19 billion facility, set to revolutionise crude oil refining in Africa.

President Buhari Finally Inaugurates Dangote Refinery

The landmark inauguration comes a decade after Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest businessman, announced plans for the refinery in September 2013, when he secured about $3.3 billion in financing for the project.