The Honourable Minister of State for Defence, H.E. Dr. Bello Muhammed Matawalle MON, has reaffirmed President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR’s commitment to protecting citizens, infrastructure, and investments in Nigeria.
During a working visit to Dangote Petroleum Refinery on Saturday, 1st June 2024, the Minister commended Aliko Dangote’s bold investments  in Nigeria, which will boost the economy, create wealth, and generate employment and assured Dangote and other investors that their investments will be protected  in the country.
The refinery, a multi-billion dollar project, will meet 100% of Nigeria’s refined product requirements and have a surplus for export.
The Minister described it as a viable investment that the Federal Government will provide security  to maintain high production levels.
Furthermore, he  commended Dangote’s patriotism and courage in investing in Nigeria, thereby boosting the economy through wealth creation and employment generation.
He described the refinery as the biggest in Africa and assured of  maximum security around the facilities.
Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Dangote Refinery, thanked the Minister for the visit and reiterated his commitment to the Nigerian project, aligning with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s vision for improved lives through wealth creation and employment for the youth.
“The refinery will meet 100% of Nigeria’s refined product requirements and have a surplus for export, creating a market for $21 billion per annum of Nigerian crude,” Dangote said.


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