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Community Leaders of Ganye LG send red alerts on illegal mining activities in Adamawa

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Community Leaders of Ganye LG send red alerts on illegal mining activities in Adamawa

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Sole administrator of Gangdu area development of Adamawa State, Honorable Emmanuel Stephen Jangiri met with District Heads of Yebbi, Timdore, and relevant security agencies and discussed how to tackle the issue of illegal mining in the area.

In their meeting held Saturday, they worried about the security threats in recent times caused by illegal miners who are trooping into the communities of the Gangdu district of Ganye Chiefdom.

Honourable Stephen took to his verified Facebook account and exposed reported cases of people without mining licenses or company registration excavating mineral resources daily.

He said their activities pose dangers to the wholesome security of the area and remain a red line that the security agencies must not ignore.

He alerted the relevant security agencies and called on the attention of the state government under the leadership of Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, the Governor of Adamawa State to intervene as a matter of urgency.

According to him, from now on they agreed that nobody will be allowed to go into any Mining activity without any credible documents from the Government.

He worried that the activities of the illegal miners are causing a lot of insecurity and challenges the need for the collaboration and support of the Local Government area and the State government to take serious steps in nipping the bud of the spreading rate of illegal activities of the miners.

The Sole administrator gave a standing order and put an end to all forms of mining activities, he promised to give his maximum support to the Community leaders and the Local Government Chairman, Hon Jibrin Ali Gangjari to work in the interest of everyone.

The area Divisional Police Officer, DSP A Abubakar assured them of a working synergy by calling on them to provide any useful information that would assist the police in curbing all types of crime.