EFCC nabs 11 suspected illegal mining activities in Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested eleven persons and impounded eight truckload of assorted minerals for suspected involvement in Illegal mining activities in Ilorin, Kwara State.
According to the commission in  a statement on Thursday, the suspects are Ibrahim Gambo, Hakeem Saka, Ahmad Muktar, Sulaiman Ibrahim, Ibrahim Muhammad, Jamiu Mustapha, Rabiu Musa, Aisha Muham, Abdulwasiu Hannafi, Qudus Olalere and Babatunde Hakeem.
The statement said the suspects were arrested on May 5, 2024, upon credible intelligence at different locations in Ogbomosho, Oyo State while conveying assorted solid minerals suspected to be marble stone, white powder, lithium, lepidolite to undisclosed destinations without lawful authority.
The suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of ongoing investigations.

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