Pollution: Kaduna Assembly To Summon Breweries MD

By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

The Kaduna State House of Assembly is set to invite the Managing Director Nigerian Breweries Plc Jordi Borut Bel over a petition bordering on smuggling and air pollution.

The Northern Group under the auspices of Arewa Progressive youth Movement for Good Governance had in a petition signed by Comrade Ibrahim Ibrahim Ahmadu, called on the Kaduna State House of Assembly to investigate Breweries over alleged Environmental Pollution, smuggling, imposition of alcohol on minors and supplying beer to non- alcoholic communities.

The Assembly, through the office of the Speaker, Honorable Ibrahim Yusuf Zailani confirmed the received of the petition and now set to summon the company for interrogation.

LEADERSHIP reports that Zailani had earlier asked top members of the House to carry out independent investigations on how and why the Nigerian Breweries truck was arrested by the Nigerian Custom Federal Operating Unit (FOU) Kaduna.

Three house members were given the responsibility of verifying issues of recklessness of Kaduna Breweries drivers from the Kaduna State Law Enforcement Agency (KASTLEA) and the issue of air pollution among others.

The members have briefed the Speaker on the situation and that the Speaker mandated that an invitation letter be written to the Managing Director of the company Mr Jordi Borut Bel.

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