Lagos - The proposed merger of Ashaka Cement Company and Lafarge Wapco has sparked off a protest as communities hosting Ashaka Cement have kicked against the move.
To express their displeasure with the move, representatives of the communities on Tuesday walked out of the venue of the Annual General Meeting of the company, reports Daily Trust.
Their grouse with the merger plans is the failure of the company to commence work on the expansion project flagged off before the companies agreed to merge.
Dr Garba Mohammed, leader of the communities said they are afraid the new owner of the company, Lafarge, would not carry them along in the development of the 35-year-old cement company.
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