BREAKING: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BANS MINING ACTIVITIES IN ZAMFARA STATE

By Godson Ikiebey-

The federal government has banned mining activities in Zamfara state, ordering foreigners within mining sites to vacate the area immediately.

Also, a speaking operation has been launched by the government to stop bandits in the state.

This was disclosed by acting inspector general of police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police, while addressing state house correspondents after a security meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

He said that the licences of individuals and companies that disobey the directive to stop the activities would be revoked.

This is coming 24 hours The development after some protesters marched to Aso Rock to draw attention to the security situation in Zamfara.

Many have been killed while property worth millions of naira destroyed in attacks by armed men.

According to the speaker of the Zamfara state house of Assembly, Sanusi Rikiji, at least 50 persons, including members of the civilian joint task force (CJTF) were killed on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

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