Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC
Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC says it will begin full rehabilitation of the nations three refineries by January 2020.

The nation’s three refineries are located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna.

The Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari said this in Port Harcourt, Rivers state during a facility tour of the Port Harcourt refinery.

Kyari in a statement by the spokesman for the corporation, Ndu Ughamadu, noted that the move would help the corporation to refine crude oil at optimum capacity by 2022.

He said that the visit to the refinery was part of his strong determination and commitment, to ensure that the nation’s refineries deliver real time value and address the petroleum needs of Nigerians.

According to him, making the refineries to operate at optimal capacities, is a mandate that NNPC as a corporation will leave no stone unturned to actualize, because a timely delivery of the asset is a priority.

He further tasked the contractors on the need to consider their reputation as most critical element in business processes and engagements.