Akwa Ibom government warns against illegal mining

Fri Feb 28th, 2020 - Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Government has warned against illegal mining in the state to avoid environmental hazards.

The Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Mr Ekong Sampson, gave the warning after inspection of mining site at Ikot Ekong, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area by a joint special team on Friday.

Sampson said that the government would take appropriate steps in checking the activities of illegal miners in the state as they pose serious dangers to the environment.




source: Guardian