Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrests Chinese national over illegal mining in Ilorin
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on September 11, 2022
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kwara Command has arrested a 29-year-old Chinese, Gang Deng, for suspected illegal mining in Ilorin, the state capital.
A statement issued by EFCC‘s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren on Saturday said Deng was arrested on Friday, September 9, 2022.
He added that crude minerals were found in his possession without permission from the authority, noting that a truckload of minerals suspected to be lepidolite was recovered from him.
Uwujaren said the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
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