BREAKING: Seven Feared Dead As Soldiers Open Fire On Protesting Staff Of Dangote Sugar Company In Adamawa
Seven persons are feared dead at Dangote Sugar Company, in Gyawana, Adamawa State.
Reports from the area, which is about 70 kilometers from Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, indicate that soldiers opened fire on the protesters around 5 pm today, SaharaReporters reports.
The soldiers dispatched for the illegal operation were hired by the management of the sugar company to chase the protesters away, a resident told SaharaReporters.
The soldiers, who reportedly came to the sugar company in four Toyota Hilux vans, allegedly left their duty post at Numan bridge.
Dangote Sugar Company is owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.