Africa’s largest fertilizer Complex: Director-General, MINILS, commends Dangote
Tunde Akanbi, Ilorin.
Dangote Fertilizer Plant is Africa’s largest Granulated Urea Fertilizer complex. The plant occupies 500 hectares of land in Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos Nigeria. It was built at a cost of $2.5 billion.
With Nigeria estimated to need about 5 to 7 million metric tonnes per annum of fertilizer and with the current level of fertiliser consumption in the country which is 1.5 million metric tonnes, Dangote Fertilizer complex was established to produce 3 million metric tonnes per annum of urea fertilizer in phase 1.