MARSHALL CITY – Residents of Ben’s Town in Marshall City have expressed frustration over the damage of their properties and the deteriorating health conditions of hundreds of community members as a result of the East China International rock quarry site located in the residential area. By Francis G. BoayueOn Tuesday, May 23, 2023, residents of Ben’s Town gathered to protest against the management of East China International at their construction site in Ben’s Town, Lower Margibi County. The protesters, mainly property owners and led by many females, staged their protest at the mining site of the company in Ben’s Town. The group gathered as early as 9:00 am, expressing their dissatisfaction with the ongoing blasting from the construction site of East China, which had been destroying their properties for the past year. However, their efforts seemed to have been in vain, prompting them to fight for their rights through peaceful means by gathering to express their dissatisfaction with East China International.
Source: Front Page Africa May 24, 2023 18:16 UTC