Spokesperson to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande; on his Twitter account (@akandeoj) around noon Thursday, July 27, 2017 confirmed that Osinbajo had arrived in Port Harcourt, Rivers state for the inauguration of the $1.5 billion Indorama Fertilizer plant in Eleme, Pulse reports.
In an earlier statement by Akande, he noted that the fertilizer plant was built by Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited. He said: “The plant with production capacity for 1.5 million Metric Tons of Urea fertilizer is considered the world’s largest single-train Urea plant.”
“The plant has a production capacity of 4000 metric tons (MT) of nitrogenous fertilizer per day or 1.5 MT per annum and was built with an investment of USD 1.5 billion. The fertilizer plant is supported by a Port Terminal at the nearby Onne Port Complex, and a Gas Pipeline of 83.5KM for gas supply.”