Enugu government imposes ban on illegal mining

The Enugu State Government on Friday announced a ban on illegal mining in the state with immediate effect.

News Agency of Nigeria reported that this disclosure was made by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) for Enugu State, Prof. Chidiebere Onyia during the inauguration of a committee to review mining activities in the state.

The SSG for Enugu cautioned against illegal mining in the state, adding that dire consequences exist for flouting this government’s directive.