August 16, 2017

Gov Emmanuel flags off 5,000 barrel modular refinery in Akwa Ibom

Gov Emmanuel flags off 5,000 barrel modular refinery in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday, performed the official foundation laying ceremony for the establishment of a 5,000 barrel refinery located in Ikwe community, in Onna Local Government Area, reports.

Emmanuel, who was represented  by Chairman, Foreign Direct Investment Committee, Mr. Gabriel Ukpeh, appreciated the management of Ikwe-Onna Refinery Limited for keying into his vision to industrialize the state.

In his remarks, the Managing Director of Ikwe-Onna Refinery Limited, Mr. Daminabo Ogaji, said the project was designed as a model to encourage local refinery development and peaceful operation aimed at ensuring an end to the incessant short supply of petroleum products causing a huge drag on Nigerian Forex reserves.

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