President Buhari To Commission 650,000 Barrels Per Day Dangote Refinery Today
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on May 22, 2023
The long-awaited inauguration of Dangote Oil Refinery in Epe, Lagos State is set for Monday (today) with President Muhammadu Buhari billed to do the honours, days before he exits office.
The Dangote Group, in a statement on Twitter over the weekend, said the refinery will be churning out Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), diesel (AGO), aviation jet fuel and Dual-Purpose Kerosene (DPK), among other refined products.
However, the CEO Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals, Sanjay Gupta, stated that everything in the Dangote plant by way of size is the first, adding that it is the largest single-train refinery in the world.
Ahead of the commissioning, the Lagos State Government over the weeknd urged commuters to plan their movement in and out of the Lekki-Epe corridor between 8 am and 2 pm.