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    Kogi Assembly on fire days after ordering Dangote factory closure

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    By Olu Samuel, Lokoja

    Few days after passing a resolution which mandated the state government to close down the Dangote cement factory in Obajana Kogi state, an early morning fire has engulfed the Kogi state house of Assembly located at crusher area of Lokoja, the state capital

    The fire ripped through the roof of the Chamber causing extensive damage to the floor of of house.

    The Speaker of the house Mathew Kolawole and the state security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara were among the early caller at the assembly complex
    As at the time of filling this report,no one has been able to ascertain the source 9f the fire,the Speaker of the Assembly said that he suspects sabotage but fell short of where the suspected sabotage might be from.

    Asked whether it might have been linked with the recent happening between the Assembly and Dangote group,he said that that is left to the security to determine.
    “We should leave security people to do their work and give us a report going forward” the speaker said.
    However,a source who do not want his name in print said he suspected explosion but couldn’t say from who might be responsible

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