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Buhari, five African presidents to inaugurate Dangote refinery

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Buhari, five African presidents to inaugurate Dangote refinery

igeria’s profile in the global oil industry will be boosted today as President Muhammadu Buhari leads five other African Presidents to inaugurate Dangote Petroleum Refinery & Petrochemicals.

The Presidents are Faure Gnassingbé (Togo), Nana Akufo-Addo(Ghana); Macky Sall (Senegal), Mohamed Bazoum (Niger Republic) and Mahamat Déby(Chad). Also expected is President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Rwanda President Paul Kagame will send a goodwill message virtually.

Prominent Nigerian economic and political players are also expected to attend the historic event.

After the event, Buhari will head to Ogun State for the inauguration of another landmark project, the Kajola Rail Wagon Assembly Plant.

The Dangote refinery is a 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) capacity facility that is sitting on 2,635 hectares in the Dangote Industries Free Zone, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State. It is the world’s largest single-train refinery expected to provide direct and indirect employment to more than 100,000 persons.

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The refinery is expected to become the flagship of the Dangote Group, a conglomerate of Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote.

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