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Dangote fires 109 workers

08 December 2016, 13:03

Kogi - The Dangote Group has dismissed 109 workers at Obajana Cement Company in Kogi State, after being found guilty of various offences, Abdulahi Magaji has said.

Magaji, the coordinator of the company’s Patrol Team, announced this to journalists on Tuesday at the Obajana premises of the company.

He said that the dismissed workers were among the 244 suspects arrested between May and November.

According to him, they include erring drivers, owners of illegal haulage, and those stealing the company’s properties among others.

He said that another 115 workers were being remanded in prison custody pending the determination of their cases.

Meanwhile three men alleged to have kidnapped and killed the human resources manager of the Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello, have said he was murdered for bringing incomplete ranso.

The suspects – Abdullahi Saliu, Babuga Adamu and Abubakar Gide said that Bello got them angry after bringing N5.6m instead of the N10m agreed for the release of four expatriates earlier kidnapped by their gang according to News24.

- News 24

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