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Refinery fire incident contained effectively – Dangote

Following the fire incident at Dangote refinery earlier on Wednesday, the group has released an official statement, stating that the fire has been put out.

The statement describes the fire incident as minor, stating that it has been contained effectively.

The statement reads partly “Dangote Refinery contains minor fire at its effluent treatment plant.

“We have swiftly contained a minor fire incident at our effluent treatment plant (ETP), today Wednesday, 26th June.

“There is no cause for alarm as the refinery is operating and there is no recorded injury or bodily harm to all our staff on duty,” the statement said.

TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reported earlier that explosions were heard on Wednesday after a major fire outbreak at the refinery located at the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State.

Plans are ongoing for the refinery to start the production of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) soon.

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