ASSESSMENT OF CEMENT FACTORY IMPACTS IN OBAJANA, KOGI STATE, NIGERIA

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Abstract: The environment of man has been subjected to many degraded conditions owing to the various activities of man in his bid to effectively harness the potentialities that bound in their natural setting. In this process, that cultural, physical and socio-economic environment becomes the major sufferer of these activities. The Dangote cement factory in Obajana since inception in Kogi state has carried out major industrial excavation and the processing of raw materials into cement. The effect of these activities on the surrounding settlements has left doubt in the mind of the residents as to significant of this industry to the communities in particular and Obajana clam in general. This research reveals the various environmental impact of the Nigeria cement company. The researcher observed that there is an even stronger association between the industry and the various types of environmental impact in Obajana. The results reveal that the structural stability of building are threatened, physical shape of the area has been altered, deteriorated roads along Zango area of Lokoja cause increases in cost of transportation reducing degree of social interaction among communities and other places, health problem among other implications in the research zone

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APA

Hubs, H., Ibrahim, U , Emenike, O & I, O (2021). ASSESSMENT OF CEMENT FACTORY IMPACTS IN OBAJANA, KOGI STATE, NIGERIA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-cement-factory-impacts-in-obajana-kogi-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Hubs, Hkay, et. al. "ASSESSMENT OF CEMENT FACTORY IMPACTS IN OBAJANA, KOGI STATE, NIGERIA" Afribary. Afribary, 28 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-cement-factory-impacts-in-obajana-kogi-state-nigeria. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Hubs, Hkay, Umar Ibrahim , Onoh Emenike and Onyia I . "ASSESSMENT OF CEMENT FACTORY IMPACTS IN OBAJANA, KOGI STATE, NIGERIA". Afribary, Afribary, 28 Dec. 2021. Web. 21 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-cement-factory-impacts-in-obajana-kogi-state-nigeria >.

Chicago

Hubs, Hkay, Umar Ibrahim , Onoh Emenike and Onyia I . "ASSESSMENT OF CEMENT FACTORY IMPACTS IN OBAJANA, KOGI STATE, NIGERIA" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 21, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-cement-factory-impacts-in-obajana-kogi-state-nigeria