Start making sense of your financial wellness.

Watch the Sitholes every Thursday at 17h30 on e.tv

Four drown in sewage in Nigeria

Comment on this story


iol pic wld police line

sxc.hu

 

Kano - A police official says that four workers at the Kano Tans Leather Factory in Nigeria's north drowned while removing industrial waste in the company's sewage treatment plant.

The deaths triggered protests by factory workers in the Challawa industrial area of the northern city.

Kano’s state police spokesman, Assistant Superintendent Musa Magaji Majiya, said the four workers were taken to the city's Murtala Muhammed Hospital and pronounced dead on Thursday.

The state's environment commissioner, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas Sanusi, said the state government will take more measures to compel the leather industries to install modern technology to deal with industrial waste.

Sapa-AP


sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

     

Join us on

IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks

Business Directory