Nigeria
Aliko Dangote's refinery in final countdown to production launch

Former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari (C) cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the Dangote Petroleum Refinery flanked by (from R to L) Senate President Ahmad Lawan, President/CEO Dangote Industries, Aliko Dangote, Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe, All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Abdullahi Adamu, Governor Dapo Abiodun, and Group executive director of Dangote Industries, Devakumar Edwin in Lagos, on 22 May 2023.
Former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari (C) cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the Dangote Petroleum Refinery flanked by (from R to L) Senate President Ahmad Lawan, President/CEO Dangote Industries, Aliko Dangote, Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe, All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Abdullahi Adamu, Governor Dapo Abiodun, and Group executive director of Dangote Industries, Devakumar Edwin in Lagos, on 22 May 2023. © Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP
The refinery built by tycoon Aliko Dangote, which is eagerly awaited by a new government faced with a spate of poor economic news, is not yet ready. Despite optimistic talk, production at the plant near Lagos will not get under way for at least several more weeks. [...]
Published on 02.10.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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