By Uzair Adam Imam
The Federal government intervened in the struggle for ownership of the Dangote cement factory in Obajana, Kogi State, on Monday.
The Federal Government intervened following the shutdown of the factory by the Kogi State government over the issue of ownership and allegation of tax evasion.
A reliable source in the Presidency confirmed the meeting at the Office of Chief of Staff to the President in the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
It was learned that the meeting had in attendance the President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, Governors Yahaya Bello (Kogi) and Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa).
It said that the management of Dangote Group has concluded a plan to drag the state government to the court over its legality.
It was alleged that the vigilante members in the state stormed the factory and many of the company’s staff were wounded in the process.