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NSCDC Arrest 4 Chinese Over Illegal Mining in Nasarawa

 

Ismail Abdulazeez Mantu Reporting

Masarawa State, Nigeria

 

 

 

In a thrilling operation, the Mining Marshals of the NSCDC have apprehended four Chinese individuals at an unauthorized mining hotspot where lithium is being illicitly traded in the Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

In a communication released by the NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Babawale Afolabi, on Saturday, it was mentioned that the arrests were made subsequent to the deployment of specialized personnel as Federal Government Mining Marshals.

NSCDC Arrest 4 Chinese Over Illegal Mining in Nasarawa

He said, “Following the commissioning of some specially trained NSCDC personnel as Federal Government Mining Marshals, the team has intensified efforts to clamp down on illegal miners sabotaging the economy of the nation.

“The Mining Marshalls with a renewed vigour swung into action following credible intelligence and uncovered an illegal mining site where lithium is sold at Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

“During the sting operation, the squad arrested four Chinese nationals who through preliminary investigation admitted that they were running an illegal site used for selling lithium,”

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