Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Local Content have commended Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals for its strategic implementation of the Nigerian Content Act in the construction of the refinery and fertiliser projects.
Vice Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Local Content, Dr. Ibrahim Hamza, who yesterday, led other members on oversight visit to the refinery, fertilizer and jetty, said the committee members were satisfied with the standard of facilities and local content input at the facilities.
Specifically, the House Committee members scored Dangote Refinery and Fertiliser almost 90 per cent compliance to local content development and praised Aliko Dangote’s multi-billion dollars’ investments in the refinery as well as his vision for the growth of Nigeria’s downstream sector.
He assured Dangote of the National Assembly’s support for the construction of the refinery and petrochemical projects, while also promising to create an enabling environment for businesses in Nigeria to thrive.
Dr. Hamza stated: “We came to the refinery site assess the progress of the construction of the refinery and fertilizer plants. I can say that Dangote has almost 90 per cent compliance in local content development Act, which is beautiful and we are proud to be associated with Dangote Group of companies.
“What we have seen today is really perplexing and we hope to give him every little encouragement he will require from the National Assembly.