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Dangote firm vans kills some Nigerians

The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students (NANS) has referred to as on the federal authorities to warning Dangote Firm over incessant killings of Nigerians by its heavy responsibility vans in each a part of the nation.

Particularly, the scholars’ physique condemned the proprietor of the corporate, Alhaji Aliko Dangote over recurring nonchalant perspective to the crushing of scholars by his firm’s autos, the current was the dying of their Colleagues at Adekunle Ajasin College, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), on Saturday, January 23,2021.

On that day, a cement-laden Dangote truck had brake failure and rammed into a store within the city and killed about ten individuals, together with some college students of AAUA. The truck was stated to be coming from Obajana in Kogi State earlier than the accident

The NANS Nationwide President, Com Sunday Asefon, stated the gory incident, which occurred at Akungba Akoko, Akoko Southwest Native Authorities space of Ondo State, was regrettable and saddening to the scholars’ group.

In a press release made out there to journalists, on Sunday, Asefon, declared three days of mourning on the dying of the scholars.

Asefon added that Dangote stays the best beneficiary of the Nigerian wealth along with his firm indebted to the to the tune of N3 trillion as unpaid taxes, saying the nation’s training, well being and street infrastructure would put on a radical facelift, if such humongous sum is spent on these pivotal areas.

The scholars’ chief acknowledged that it was a fantastic injustice and sin in opposition to God and humanity, for Dangote to reward Nigerians with these murderous actions, after his enterprise rose meteorically because of governments and residents’ patronages to grow to be the richest man in Africa and ninety fifth on this planet with a cumulative wealth of $15 billion.

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Asefon stated a number of the carnages on the Nigerian roads may have been prevented, if the federal and state governments may work assiduously to enhance the deplorable conditions of the Nigerian roads.

“It’s unhappy and gloomy to see college students who resumed again to colleges two weeks in the past after a protracted keep at house to get gruesomely killed by a reckless truck driver.

“Aside from the truth that a number of the truck drivers are drug abusers and cared much less in regards to the security of lives, our roads had additionally grow to be dying traps to commuters and passers-by. Placing it succinctly, nobody is secure on our roads.

“I attraction to our governments to actually work exhausting and enhance the circumstances of our roads by means of huge renovation and reconstruction of a few of these extremely deplorable roads.

“To enhance this, the Federal Street Security Corps should additionally enhance patrol on roads and be certain that drug abusers and reckless people among the many drivers are made to face the total weight of the regulation.

“We sympathise with the households of those college students at the moment of grief and pray that the nice Lord shall console them in his infinite mercy”.

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