Nasarawa Monarch Caution Miners Against Illegal Activities

The District Head of Wakama in Nasarawa State, Chief Adams Nangba, has cautioned miners against engaging in illegal activities in his domain.

Nangba gave the warning on Friday during an expanded stakeholder meeting in Wakama Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area of the state.

According to him, the step becomes imperative to boost the revenue base and security of the area, the state and the country at large.

The district head urged all miners to follow the government’s due process in their interest and for the overall development of society.

“We will not tolerate illegal mining in the interest of peace and the security of our land and the state at large,” he said.

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Nangba said the meeting was also aimed at discussing ways forward to promote unity and peace in the area, adding that the importance of peace to human and societal development could not be overemphasised.

The district head also urged stakeholders to continue to contribute positively to the development of the area and the state at large.

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He enjoined the people of the area to embrace tolerance and show love to each other, to move the district forward.

“Peace is priceless and non-negotiable and it is the requirement for the development of any society,” he said.

Also, the Chairman of Miners Association in the council, Mr Musa Adamu, described the meeting as very timely and beneficial.

He urged members of the association to always abide by the rules and regulations guiding their operations in their interest and for the overall development of the state and the country at large.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting was attended by village and ward heads, officials of Eggon Cultural Development Association (ECDA), youth association, traditional title holders and women in the areas. 


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