Guyanese businessman Andrew Mekdeci has denied having investments in Superior Concrete Inc., the company which has been embroiled in controversy over the past few days related to an illegal concrete plant.
Meckdeci, who was named in other sections of the press as being linked to the company is out to clear his name.
In a statement today, he said the only link with the cement company would be his company being hired to provide transportation services for materials.
“I wish to state, categorically, that I am not a shareholder, executive nor a joint venture partner, have no interests in, nor am I financially connected with Superior Concrete Inc. I will neither condone nor participate in any illegal operation and I will not flout the laws of Guyana,” The businessman said in a statement.
Mr. Mekdeci said, his company was contracted by Superior Concrete Inc., but that does not mean he has ties to the company, since other companies were also contracted to provide services.
“My company was contracted to provide equipment and construction materials to the location leased by Superior Concrete Inc. Our company along with many other contractors used the access roads and we were the only company to conduct repairs to the road on three occasions. Our involvement does not extend to any concrete batch plant or any other area. I therefore reiterate that I do not participate or condone the breaking of the laws of Guyana, and we will not be party to any illegality,” Mr, Meckdeci further noted in his statement.
The businessman said he intends to comply with the cease order issued by the government agrees to fully comply with the law as he as always done.
“Immediately, we have started to demobilize our equipment from the site and will fully cooperate and comply with the instructions from government departments and regulatory agencies,” the businessman said.