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The student organisation said this in a statement by its Amir (president) Mallam Miftahudeen Thanni, on Thursday, to commemorate the 1443AH Islamic new year and International Youths Day.

Speaking during the annual NBC Stakeholders Forum themed ‘Packaging & Waste Management: Key Drivers, Challenges & Solutions’, they commended the company for leading efforts to ensure the eradication of the menace of plastic waste in the country.

Adams, who spoke on the heels of the recent attack in Ibarapa, said in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, that the attack was grossly predetermined to provoke and wreak huge havoc on residents of the area.

The company, along with its partner, Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd, has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle the challenge of improperly disposed plastic waste in the country; forging partnerships and alliances with waste collectors, industry leaders, governments, NGOs, waste aggregators, development agencies, and consumers to address the issue.

The request was contained in the submission of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at the public hearing of a bill to amend the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission Act organised by the House Committees on Information, Ethics and Values.

He particularly singled out one Ahmad Isah of the Human Rights Radio 101.1FM, whom he accused of putting him and the BBC crew in this precarious situation by allegedly releasing their personal phone numbers on air.