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FG orders foreign miners out of Zamfara

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The Federal Government on Sunday suspended mining in Zamfara state following series of attacks by bandits.

It also ordered foreign miners to immediately leave mining sites in Zamfara States and its environs.

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu briefed State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

He said that any foreign miner that continues mining activities would have his license revoked.

According to him, there was a nexus between activities of the bandits and illicit miners.

He also disclosed that a combined team of security forces will be dispatched to the area.

At the briefing was the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; Director General, Department of State Services (DSS); Yusuf Bichi and Director General National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar.

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