Published on Sep 19, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
The Management of Dangote Industries Limited is not happy with some of its drivers and has asked Nigerians to monitor and report such drivers to it.
The Group, which rolled out some telephone hotlines through where members of the public can monitor the recklessness and the illegal haulage by its truck drivers, of contraband goods, promised to appropriately compensate calls that lead to arrest of errant drivers.
In statement Dangote group made it clear that Dangote Cement trucks are only allowed to carry Cement, High-Grade Gypsum and Coal.
It said that even the trucks belonging to Dangote Sugar (NASCON) are authorized to carry only Salt and Dan Q seasoning.
The statement said that trucks belonging to Agrosacks, the bags producing arm of Dangote group, can only carry bags, belonging to Dangote Flour Mills, Wheat, Flour and Danvita.
“The Management of Dangote Industries Limited hereby alert the public to report any suspected Dangote Truck driver involved in illegal haulage.”
The hotlines to call Dangote Industries Management on all information regarding illegal haulage activities were given as 08070188000, 01- 2123567, 08170023846 08152093133 and or email at email@example.com”
“Dangote Management also issued a stern warning to those illegally transporting unauthorized goods through its trucks.
“Dangote Industries Limited also wishes to warn those that illegally transport materials on Dangote truck that such unauthorized goods, when found, shall be confiscated and such owners prosecuted to the full extent of the law.”
It would be recalled that the company recently intercepted one of the company’s truck loaded with contrabands in Ibadan, arrested the drivers and handed them over the Nigerian customs for further investigations and prosecution.
The arrest was effected by a crack team of the Company’s security personnel led by its Chief Security Officer who acted on intelligence, bordering on misconduct by some of its drivers.
While handing over the drivers and his motor boy to the Customs Authority, Assistant General Manager in charge of Security Services, CSP Ali Garba explained that the company has a surveillance section that monitors all his trucks and drivers’ activities.
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