Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group. Paid a visit to the Dangote refinery and petrochemical zone. The Dangote Petroleum Refinery is located in the South-East of the Lekki Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, covering a land area of approximately 2,635 hectares (six times the size of Victoria Island).
Adesina was delighted on the progress of work done at the site so far. Happy Adesina revealed that the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Industrial Zone will employ 38,000 people, 11,000 expatriates and 27,000 Nigerians. It will also delivers quality job for the youths, Adesina confirms.
In his words, Akinwumi Adesina said, “I was very impressed with Dangote’s refinery and petrochemical industrial zone. A $16 billion investment. The largest single train refinery in the world. It shows Africa’s power to industrialize. A game changer for Nigeria & Africa. Well done Aliko Dangote I am proud of you“.
Adesina, went in the company of his wife and Billionaire, Femi Otedola. He said, “I was delighted to visit Dangote’s incredible world-class refinery and petrochemical plant with my wife Grace, with Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola The power of vision. Whenever the two billionaires get together they do great things! Nigeria is proud of them“.
Adesina said that, “Dangote Fertilizer has 3 million tons of urea production capacity — the second largest urea manufacturing plant in the world. The African Development Bank is proud to support Dangote’s Group. Together we will industrialize Africa!“.
“Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Industrial Zone employs 38,000 people: 11,000 expatriates and 27,000 Nigerians. The impact of industrialization is massive. It delivers quality jobs for the youth. Let’s do more to drive industrialization in Africa!“