Former lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against spending $1.5bn on renovating the Port Harcourt refinery.
Recall that on Wednesday, the Federal Executive Council (FEC), approved $1.5 billion for the repair of the Port Harcourt refinery.
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Reacting to the decision, Melaye on his Twitter page expressed that this was a move to “appropriate our common matrimony to a few individuals” and called for a reversal of the decision.
“You want to use over N700 billion to renovate a dead refinery. Port Harcourt refinery is dead. Not only moribund, but dead,” Melaye said.
Watch the video below:
1.5 billion dollars(720 billion naira) for embalment of Port Hacourt Refinary by Federal Government is unacceptable. SDM pic.twitter.com/e6MjWGBrFu
— Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM) (@dino_melaye) March 18, 2021