DANGOTE REFINERY PROJECT SUFFERS SETBACK, COMPLETION DATE NOW LATE 2020

Dangote, right with Governor Nasir El-Rufai at the refinery site in Lagos last June Africa’s largest oil refinery will not be finished until the end of 2020 due to problems importing steel and other equipment, executives at Dangote, which is building the facility in Lagos said. “We will be able to complete the (refinery) project by the end of next year – mechanical completion,” said Dangote Group Executive Director Devakumar Edwin, who oversees the project. The company expects fuel production within two months of completion of the refinery, which could…

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