Amosun, who maintained that he did not scuttle the refinery project, said it was Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, who “took business decisions of his own in accordance with the goals of his business strategy and risk assessment” that led to the project’s relocation.
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Abiodun on Tuesday accused Amosun of scuttling Ogun’s chance of hosting the $19bn project due to a disagreement between him and the business mogul, Aliko Dangote.
Abiodun made his position known in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, on Tuesday.
In a congratulatory message to the Chairman of Dangote Holdings, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Governor Adeleke noted that the completion of the refinery within such a record time signals a new era of energy sufficiency for Nigeria and Africa, noting specifically that “the new facility will service Africa and boost local and continental GDP.”
The Dangote Petroleum Refinery is located in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, covering a land area of approximately 2,635 hectares (seven times the size of Victoria Island).
LCCI in a statement signed Wednesday by its Director General, Dr Chinyere Almona considered the impact of the facility on the Nigerian economy as significant.
In a statement signed by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, Primate Ayodele noted that the country will still face more hardship because some elements in the APC government will mess things up. He noted that President Buhari will not be able to do anything till he leaves and the country is on red alert already.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timiprye Sylva made the appeal in a press statement signed by his Senior Adviser (Media & Communications), Horatius Egua.
This position was contained in the IMF’s Executive Board 2021 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria released recently.
The Dangote refinery, an integrated refinery and petrochemical complex, will have an annual refining capacity of 10.4 million tonnes of gasoline, in addition to 4.6Mt of diesel and 4Mt of jet fuel.
Apart from this, the organization also affirmed that the success of Dangote Refinery project could impact on the rise of similar projects across Africa despite the current focus on energy transition.
He said on Sunday that going by the antecedents of the PDP, it cannot be trusted to rescue Nigeria as promised.
The Society’s National President, Engr. Saidu A. Muhammed, disclosed this during the NSCh’s visit/tour of the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical project at Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos at the weekend.
The Indian was ordered remanded in prison following his arraignment for alleged vandalism on Thursday.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries made this disclosure in its 2021 World Oil Outlook.
The transporters, under the aegis of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) after a guided tour of the refinery plant in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos, said they had no doubt that the project would generally accelerate the development of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector; just as they also expressed the willingness to play a good role in the distribution of refined products from Dangote refinery when it starts operations.
The position of AMCON was stated by its spokesman, Jude Nwauzor, in an interview with LEADERSHIP newspaper.
Excited at the share humongous size of the refinery, Wale Tinubu, Chief Executive Officer of Oando Plc, leading oil and gas downstream sector operators who was on a guided tour of the project alongside members of the company’s senior management said “with what I have seen, this Dangote Refinery is for Nigeria and Africa.”
Yakubu made the declaration on Monday in Abuja while briefing newsmen.
The PDP said this in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja.