Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Kogi to hold ground breaking for waste recycling plant

11 July 2014, 15:20

Kogi - Kogi State would soon conduct a ground-breaking ceremony of the 225 000 tonne annual municipal solid waste recycling plant in the state.

Chris Akomas, Executive Chairman CANA Resources Nigeria Limited, disclosed this during a visit to Kogi State Deputy Governor, Yomi Awoniyi, in his office in Lokoja.

Briefing Awoniyi, Akomas said the project, which will be completed in the next twelve months, had environmental care of Denmark and Sweden as its technical partners.

He said aside providing a clean environment for Kogi State, the plant would provide employment for people of the region.

According to Akomas, the processing plant will use municipal solid waste to produce energy and organic fertilizers and other bye products.

He said the plant technology is unique and would help check the major problem of waste coming from homes and other areas to create wealth.

Awoniyi meanwhile said cleanliness of the environment was dear to the current state government.

He described the efforts to produce a recycling plant as noble assured the CANA Resources Limited and other investors to take advantage provided by the state and invest.

Awoniyi also promised the organization a working relationship that would be peaceful and secured for their investment.

– CAJ News

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.

Tags kogi

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...