We will support Dangote Refinery- Nasarawa Speaker



Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, assured that House would give Dangote Sugar Refinery in the state all the necessary legislative backing and support succeed.

This, speaker said, was enhance economic and security status of state considering benefit of the refinery in the overall development of the state and the country at large.

Abdullahi gave the assurance on when he led other Principal Officers of the House on an on-the- spot assessment Dangote Sugar Refinery, Tunga, Awe Government Area of the State.

The speaker said that the visit was to see things for themselves and appreciated Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group for establishing the refinery in the state.

” We appreciate Alhaji Aliko Dangote for this project in our state as this project is a pride to Tunga, Nasarawa State, Nigeria and indeed Africa as a .

” The project will tackle unemployment thereby putting our unemployed and other people off the street.

” As it will also improve on the standard of living of the people of the state and Nigeria at large.

” Apart from the economic benefits, the project will also the security of the state as before now this place is a thick forest and hidden place where criminals will go out and perpetrate their criminal act, comes back and hide,” he said.

Abdullahi commended Gov. Abdullahi Sule for ensuring that the project was established in the state when he was the Managing Director of the Sugar refinery of Dangote Group.

“I also want to commend the host community, Tunga, Awe government for supporting the establishment of the refinery in their communities and I for their continued support to enable the project succeed.”

Responding, Alhaji Bello Dan-Musa, the General Manager, Government and Strategic Relations, Dangote Industries Ltd, who briefed the speaker on the company’s journey so far in the state appreciated the speaker and his entourage for the visit.

Danmusa said that the visit would further the relationship between the House and Dangote refinery.

The general manager expressed the determination of Dangote  to continue to invest in Nigeria in order to tackle unemployment and uplift the standard of living of Nigerians.

The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that the speaker and his entourage inspected equipment, centre pivot machine, pump station among other facilities at the site. ( NAN)