Illegal haulage: Dangote Group urges Nigerians to report its drivers


By Anayo Ezugwu

THE management of Dangote Industries Limited has warned its truck drivers to desist from illegal haulage. The company called on the general public to assist it in the fight against illegal haulage activities being perpetrated by some unscrupulous drivers.

The company said in a warning message sent to the general public on Monday, May 11, that Dangote trucks were only permitted to transport materials belonging to its group of companies: Dangote Cement Plc which produces Dangote Cement, Limestone, high Grade Gypsum and Coal; Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc which produces Dangote Sugar; Nascon Allied Industries Plc which produce Dangote Salt and DanQ Seasoning, and Dangote Agrosacks Limited which produces Dangote branded sacks and bags.

“We hereby alert the public to report any suspected Dangote truck driver involved in illegal haulage supported with credible evidence of such act. To make a report, call Dangote Industries Management hotline on all information regarding illegal haulage activities on Obajana- 08131768000, Ibese- 08131771111, 08131770999 and 08131771000 or email us at

“While making your report, remember to include the following details: truck type, truck plate number, truck cab No., location of the truck, content of the truck, colour of the truck, and photographs of the truck and goods if possible. The police and/or other law enforcement agents are authorized to arrest any Dangote truck driver involved in such illegal act.

“At any time, only two persons are authorized to be in our track; the driver and his assistant. Dangote Industries Limited also wishes to warn those who illegally transport materials on Dangote trucks that such unauthorized goods shall be confiscated and such drivers and /or owners prosecuted to the full extent of the law,” it warned.

– May 25, 2020 @ 12:35 GMT |

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