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NEWS UPDATE: Ban on charcoal draconian, unacceptable – Kogi Activist, Miliki

NEWS UPDATE: Ban on charcoal draconian, unacceptable – Kogi Activist, Miliki

A pop Kogi activist Comrade Idris Miliki has berated the Kogi Province Regime for banning the production and sale of charcoal across the 21 Local Governments of the province.

Miliki, who is the Executive Managing director, Conscience for Human Rights and Clash Resolution, (CHRCR) in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Dominicus said a regime that is paying per centum salaries cannot sustain such unpopular and reactionary policy.

Piece noting that Kogi Province is not in a war machine regime, the Activist called on the province regime to reasons and rescind the unpopular policy adding that, the policy is draconian, wicked and anti-people.

He added that the ban of charcoal in Kogi Province is an afterthought and misplacement of precedence by the nowadays administration.

Miliki said, “The media reports in the lastly few days suggests that those who came upwardly with that reactionary pronouncement are not in tune with the reality on the state of affairs on ground.

“In the first off instance, are we in a war machine regime in Kogi province? Despite the many environmental challenges facing the province, that is not existence attended to by the ministry building of surroundings. Where was the stakeholders coming together that agreed on that draconian policy?

“Was it ever discussed at the province executive council coming together and when? How can someone wake upwardly from on side of his bed to say no to transporting of charcoal across the 21 local regime in Kogi Province”.

Miliki, nevertheless nonetheless, called on the Kogi Province Governor, Yahaya Bello to speak to his appointees to refer to widely before making policies that don’t have whatsoever meaningful impact and are unsustainable on the people.

“Whether the people can create charcoal, why can’t they purchase and take to the province for their usage. Whether anyone travels to the Federal Working capital territory, charcoal is everywhere. We telephone on the Commissioner and the ministry building of surroundings to regard reasons and rescind this unpopular policy of banning the production, shipping, usage of charcoal in the province, in the involvement of people, peace and the economical realities in Nigeria and Kogi Province” he added.

It could be recalled that the Kogi Province Regime through the Commissioner for Surroundings Victor Adewale Omofaiye, Fri announced the ban on the production and sale of charcoal across the Province.

He had warned that whatsoever individual or grouping of persons caught producing or in possession of the production will be arrested and prosecuted in the tribunal of law.

Ban on charcoal draconian, unacceptable – Kogi Activist, Miliki


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