Certified by the RSPO in early 2020, Okomu’s motto is “responsible tropical agriculture.” But over the past decade, the company has been embroiled in disputes over land ownership and its use of Nigerian soldiers as a de facto security force for its plantations.
Dangote Sugar Company, propriété de l’homme le plus riche d’Afrique, Aliko Dangote, dans l’État d’Adamawa au Nigeria, aurait libéré des déchets industriels qui ont inondé les terres agricoles de la communauté d’accueil, causant des difficultés indicibles à la population.
Dangote Sugar Company, owned by Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, in Adamawa State, has allegedly released industrial wastes which flooded farmlands in the host community, causing untold hardship to the people.
Dangote Group has taken 70,000 ha, Flour Mills of Nigeria has 20,000, Olam Farm has 9,000 and Azman has 14,000, so from our target of 270,000 hectres, we have given out nearly a 100,000 already, says state Attorney General
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his government has allocated over 57,000 hectares of land to smallholders and large-scale oil palm plantation investors in four local government areas of the state.
Located in Kaduna State, the 200-hectare farm, scheduled to open in 2022, will have housing for 400 dairy cows, modern milking parlors and technology, grass lands and living facilities for 25 employees.