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NSCDC Reassures of Commitment to Clampdown on Illegal Mining in Anambra



By Praise Chinecherem

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra State Command, has reaffirmed its dedication to eradicating illegal mining activities in the state.

State Commandant, Comdt. Maku Olatunde who stated this while hosting the Federal Mines Officer, Anambra State, Engr. Henry Bolarinwa, emphasized importance of collaboration between the NSCDC and the Federal Mines Officer to sanitize the mining sector and prevent economic losses caused by illegal mining.

He assured Bolarinwa of his support in promoting licensed and environmentally friendly mining activities across the state.

“It is my pleasure having you in my office, we are going to collaborate in repositioning and improving the activities of miners in the state

“The NSCDC remains resolute in its mission to protect the environment and prevent illegal activities that harm the economy.” he said.

Earlier, Federal Mines Officer, Anambra State, Engr. Bolarinwa expressed his appreciation for the NSCDC’s commitment and highlighted the need to curb the activities of illegal miners, who he described as economic saboteurs.

He sought partnership and collaboration with the NSCDC to succeed in his assignment in the state.

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