Yendi MCE rejects foreign investor; says he has no car of his own

Yendi MCE rejects foreign investor; says he has no car of his own

- MCE for Yendi, Alhaji Hammed Abubakari Yussif has stated that, a US national seeking to establish a factory in his Municipality does not look like someone who was in the position to establish a factory

-His judgement stems from the fact that he has never seen the investor in a car of his own before

- According to the MCE, the investor always came in a rented tricycle

The Municipal Chief Executive(MCE) for Yendi, Alhaji Hammed Abubakari Yussif has stated that, a US national seeking to establish a factory in his Municipality does not look like someone who can walk his talk.

According to Alhaji Yussif, he does not sound convincing enough because he does not own a car of his own.

The MCE said anytime the man visited his area on issues related to the establishment the factory, he never showed up his own car but rather showed up in a rented tricycle popularly reffered to as 'pragya'.

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“Have you ever seen him riding his own bicycle to your place, has he ever come with a motorbike, does he have a car? He always comes with a rented yellow yellow and you believe that, this person in a yellow yellow can establish a factory” the MCE quizzed protestors who showed up at his office.

The MCE made those remarks in response to a petition delivered to him by some Farmers in the Yendi Municipality who embarked on a peaceful march against government for its failure to grant a letter of Intent to a company that wanted to establish a factory in the area.

The angered farmers in the Yendi Municipality staged a demonstration against government over failure to grant a letter of intent to Alaafie Foods Limited to establish a soya and vegetable factory in the area.

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In other news, the government of President Muhamadu Buhari, on Wednesday, September 4, recalled Nigeria’s ambassador to South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks on Africans resident in the country.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said this in a short report quoting a presidential source.

“Nigeria recalls ambassador to South Africa, pulls out of World Economic Summit, demands full compensation - presidential source,” the report from the government agency said.

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