Yesterday, Dec 12 2019, dignitaries stormed the town of Ibefun, Ogun state for the commissioning of the Petrolex Mega oil city.
Prior to the commissioning, the wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari had visited the site on Sunday. She was in the company of Mrs Paulen Tallen and Mrs Gimbiya Dogara
The Petrolex mega oil city is the site of a 300 million litre tank farm; the largest in sub-Saharan Africa. Upon completion, it will also house a 250,000 bpd refinery, a lube plant, fertilizer plant and gas processing facility.
The Mega Oil City has 30 loading gantries, residential quarters, ultramodern health centre and a 4000-truck capacity trailer park with accommodation for drivers.
The Oil City will create over 10,000 new jobs, impact over 2 million lives, improve distribution of petroleum products by over 500 percent, improve efficient delivery of products to retail markets and eliminate over 2000 tankers from Apapa road.
Dignitaries at the event include:
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu
Ogun State Governor, represented by the S.S.G, Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa
Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom
GMD of NNPC, Maikantu Baru
Senate President, represented by Senator Dino Melaye
Cheif Adebutu Kesington(Baba Ijebu)
Former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko
The Ooni of Ife
The Oba of Lagos
The Alake of Egba land
The Obi of Onitsha
Chairman, Elizade motors, Chief Ade Ojo
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