Gosepa to Investigate Ashaka Cement

Gosepa to Investigate Ashaka Cement
Published: 13 July 2005

Nigeria: Gombe State Environmental Sanitation and Protection Agency (Gosepa) is to investigate Ashaka Cement Company over environmental pollution. Chairman of the agency, Alhaji Yaya Hammari in an interview with newsmen in his office said apart from Ashaka, the agency would also visit other companies. According to him, the essence of the visit by the Technical Committee of the agency was to ensure that communities around Ashaka and other companies were safe from pollution.  "We have constituted a technical committee that will visit companies especially Ashaka to make sure that their environment are not polluted and are safer for the neighbouring communities".