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Dangote refinery to create 250,000 jobs

Dangote refinery to create 250,000 jobs

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The management of Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals has disclosed that the 650,000 barrels per day project will create jobs for at least 250,000 Nigerians when completed and fully operational next year. Group Executive Director, Strategy and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, told reporters at the site that the refinery has the potential to turn around Nigeria’s economy with the creation of thousands of direct and indirect jobs. He said the huge youth unemployment rate and the need to make the country self-reliant in fuel consumption were the major reasons that motivated the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, to venture into manufacturing. The director said he was very optimistic that the refinery would be a “game-changer” for Nigeria ...