He made this statement following reports of the factory being in a deplorable state.
John Dumelo indicated that the factory will start producing sugar within 16 months after he has been authorized to manage it.
He wrote on Twitter: “I can revive the Komenda sugar factory if given the mandate. That factory will start producing sugar within 16 months (considering planting and harvesting of sugarcane). The factory needs about 200,000 tons of sugarcane(pa) to operate at full capacity. We can do it!”