Kaduna Nigerian Breweries Plc NOT harming lives with Toxic Wastes – KEPA

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Kaduna Nigerian Breweries Plc NOT harming lives with Toxic Wastes - KEPA

Kaduna Nigerian Breweries Plc NOT harming lives with Toxic Wastes – KEPA

Full satisfaction has been expressed by the Kaduna State Environmental Protection Agency (KEPA), with the safety standards of Nigerian Breweries Plc Kaduna brewery.

The vote of confidence by the agency was followed by some media reports rising from allegations that Nigerian Breweries Plc, Kaduna was discharging harmful toxic wastes which causes discomfort and fears in the state.

Lawal Jibrin, who is the General Manager of KEPA, made it known to newsmen after an inspection of the brewery that there was nothing going on at the brewery is harmful to the environment or to any lives.

“We have gone round; there is no threat to life. We have also made it to the discharge point and samples have been taken; which has confirmed no nuisance to the environment,” he said.

He stated that from all indications, a political solution is what is needed on the issue, since the complainants have remained faceless.

The issue is been looked at politically and we will do our best to bring together all the parties to sit and see how we can resolve the matter amicably.”

The Manager of KEPA explained that the Governor of the state, Nasir el-Rufai, is so much concerned about the welfare of the people gave express order for the allegations to be investigated.

“The Governor is so concerned about the community and gave direct instruction to the commissioner of Environment to embark on a thorough investigation. We are assuring the community that there is no need to be worried,” he added.

While speaking, Abiodun Ajayi, who’s the Manager of Kaduna Brewery, NB Plc, stated that not only human safety, the company also adheres to environmental safety standards.

He further explained that there has been a constant monitoring and as a a respected organization, Nigerian Breweries strives for continuous improvement.

Kaduna Nigerian Breweries Plc NOT harming lives with Toxic Wastes – KEPA

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