Blundering Meatco pays Rukoro N$2.35m in damages

Meat processing and marketing company, Meatco, has been forced into a N$2.35 million settlement with its former chief executive officer, Vekuii Rukoro, to stave off a possible defamation lawsuit.

‘Rukoro did not instigate Meatco’s AGM chaos’

Suspended Meatco CEO, Vekuii Rukoro, did not instigate Otjiherero-speaking producers to disrupt last week’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Windhoek, which ended in chaos, Amon Ngavetene, one of the producers told the Windhoek Observer.

Rukoro suspended

Meatco Chief Executive Officer, Vekuii Rukoro, has been suspended by the meat processor’s board pending an undisclosed investigation into operations at the company.
The suspension, which was communicated to the executive on Wednesday, is indefinite.


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