Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, says Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals in Lagos has the capacity to bring Africa to the frontiers of economic possibilities.
Ogunwusi made this known after paying an official courtesy visit to the refinery plants, where he was accorded the comprehensive on the spot assessment of the gigantic and exceptional project.
The Ooni of Ife said it holds a “special key to meet the increasing domestic fuel demand, creating exponential employment for our teeming youth’s, whilst generating foreign exchange through exports.
“We all must commend the superlatives dedication of Aliko Dangote to this mission which is a strong symbol of industrial progress and rejuvenation.
“Indeed, it is a modern mirror of inspiration to our brilliant young people that are resiliently and unashamedly establishing cutting-edge products while making immense contributions to our economic development.
Ogunwusi, while applauding and celebrating the significant contributions of youths, added that they are full of ambitions, hopes, and dreams.
According to him, “with their entrepreneurial spirits like Aliko Dangote, our exceptional African great icon our political leaders must raise the bar of patriotism and alignment with our young populations, creating more friendly robust policies that will unquestionably enable competitive economic growth and wealth creation.
“Like our brother, Aliko Dangote, our young populations are more sophisticated with a powerful culture of patriotism that has beclouded our political system for decades.”
“They are bound through one creed, belief, and inclusiveness irrespective of ethnicity or religions. Their contributions are intrinsic and very central to our future.”
He, therefore, urged everyone “to champion a new Africa through the eyes of our young population whose ideals reveal a sense of optimism with pathways to prosperity.”