Ogun exempt Dangote trucks from lockdown


It has come into the open that Ogun government exempted trucks belonging to Dangote Group from the ongoing lockdown on the state.

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Ogun is one of the three areas the federal government imposed curfew on as one of the measures in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

Others are; Lagos and Abuja with only those on essential services such as medical workers allowed free movement, a category any member of the Dangote Group did not fall into.

It however came as a rude shock that the company’s trucks were given unfettered movement within Ogun State by the government, a letter to the effect, which has gone viral and sparking outrage.

The letter(pictured above) captioned: COVID-19 Lockdown: Exemption of Dangote Trucks, was signed by the Secretary to the state government, Tokunbo Talabi.


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