Kogi Govt Kicks as Dangote Cement Continues Operation, Gives 48hrs Ultimatum for Shutdown 

– Governor Yahaya Bello Sues for Calm, Orders Release of Impounded Trucks

The Kogi State Government has urged the Dangote Industries Limited to shutdown operation at the Obajana plant which was earlier by the government.

ebirareporters.com learnt that the Cement giant reopened the plant in the heat of the imbroglio with the state government.

In a press statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, Governor Yahaya Bello “urged the Management of Dangote Group to ensure the Cement Factory at Obajana is shut down within the next 48 hours in honor of the legislative arm of Government which ordered the plant sealed until the Dangote Group furnishes the legislature with the requisite documents demanded by the legislature.”

Governor Bello also directed the release of trucks loading cement that are impounded across the State with immediate effect to either return to the plant or go to their destinations peacefully.

“The Governor also wishes to assure the people of the state of his unwavering commitment to defending their interest without compromise. As the face of the struggle with the over four million Kogites behind him, he will ensure the interest of the state is defended with a high sense of integrity, responsibility and allegiance through democratic instruments.

“We call on the people to remain calm and law abiding as well as continue to have faith in the leadership of the Governor to deliver on the mandate of the people to take back what belongs to them.

“We also urge security agents to be on red alert to prevent anarchy in the face of the boiling anger of the people against exploitation and oppression. We can only win the battle ahead with cool heads. When our people come together like we are now, all we can do is win,” he said.

Spread the love
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like