Katsina State Commissioner of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf has on Sunday disclosed plans by the Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s led administration to establish a refinery in the state, Vanguard reports.

Yusuf who disclosed this during the commissioning of the PVC and Vinyl Tube production lines managed by an indian firm, AMPRI Global limiteds in Kankia local government area of the state, said the refinery is to be established in Mani area of the state.

He said already approval had been granted for the requested hectares of land to Blak Oil Energy Limited to establish the refinery. To this end, the Commissioner, said all stakeholders are working round the clock to reach and achieve the industrial destination. The Commissioner continued when he described the establishment of the refinery as one of Governor Masari’s industrialization package efforts.