Mikindani residents have decried air pollution from a clinker factory in the area saying that the dust causes severe skin irritation. They claim that two children have been adversely affected by the dust released from the factory and are calling on the health officers in the region to take action. Johana Kalu, who is a village elder, says people’s homes have also been covered with dust, causing various respiratory complications. Residents want the cement factory closed indefinitely (Source).
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