Report at our disposal indicates that a section of Dangote Refinery located in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

In a trending video, our correspondent saw a cloud of thick smoke billow into the sky from the facility.

A section of Dangote refinery in flames. Source: X

The sound of an explosion could also be heard in the video.

The cause of the fire is, however, yet unknown as of the time this report was filed.

According to Punch, the Group Chief Branding & Communications Officer, Dangote Industries Limited, Anthony Chiejina, confirmed the fire incident.

A section of Dangote refinery in flame. Source: X

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


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