Seven Feared Dead As Soldiers Open Fire On Protesting Staff Of Dangote Sugar Company In Adamawa – Report

Soldiers invited by the management of Dangote Sugar Company, in  Gyawana, Adamawa State to quell a staff protest may have killed at least seven of the protesters.

According to Saharareporters, reports from the arean which is about 70 kilometers from Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, indicate that the soldiers opened fire on the protesters around 5pm today.

A resident of Gyawana told the online news platform that soldiers, despatched for the illegal operation, were hired by the management of the sugar company to chase the protesters away.

The soldiers, who reportedly came to the sugar company in four Toyota Hilux vans, were said to have left their duty post at Numan bridge.

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