Etsu Nupe inaugurates 16-man panel to ensure smooth running of Sunti Sugar firm


Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, the Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, has inaugurated a 16-man committee to ensure the smooth running of the affairs of Sunti Golden Sugar Company in Mokwa local government area of Niger.

The Etsu Nupe, who is the patron of the company, urged the members of the committee to resolve grey areas and all issues capable of causing disharmony between the host communities and it.

The Etsu Nupe directed the committee to mediate between the company and its host communities to ensure an all inclusive decision making process, as well as to streamline the firm’s corporate social responsibility.

Abubakar called on the residents to support the company to create more job opportunities for the people.

The General Manager of the firm, Mr Andrew Du-Pisani, expressed optimism that the committee would do a thorough job acceptable to all the parties as contained in its guidelines.

The Chairman, Mokwa local government area, Alhaji Jibrin Abdullahi-Muregi, promised to create a conducive atmosphere for the smooth operations of the company. 

The chairman of the committee, Alhaji Mohammed Hassan-Lemu, assured that they would operate an open door policy and work in line with the laid down rules.

The members of the committee are drawn from Bida Emirate, Mokwa LGA, the company and the host communities.