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32 miners were illegally arrested in Oyo

Oyo state government has announced that it has arrested 22 people including two Chinese nationals on the charge that they were illegally fishing in Sooro market in Kishi town in Irepo local government.

The Head of Operation Burst in Oyo State, Col James Oladipo Ajibola announced this to journalists after a meeting with the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Amofin Bayo Lawal at the Governor’s office in Agodi.

Earlier, the Deputy Governor had first gone to Kishi to start a campaign that they no longer want illegal miners in the area and in the Sooro market on December 12, 2024.

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Ajibola explained that the cooperation of the city leaders and other security forces made it possible to arrest the illegal miners, and peace has reigned in the area.

“There may be thirty-two people, including two from China, who are illegal traders in Sooro Market in Kishi, and investigation has started on them.”

“Avoid illegally protecting miners who are costing lives and property in your area”
The Oyo state government has also warned the residents of Kishi area and its environs to refrain from illegally sheltering miners who are costing lives and property in the area and Oyo state as a whole.

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Senior Assistant to the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on Women’s Affairs, CP Sunday Odukoya said this after meeting with Kishi town elders.

CP Odukoya in the Oyo state government with the cooperation of security forces will end the prevalence of mining in Oyo state.

“We held a meeting on the women’s program on what is happening regarding mining in the Oke-Ogun region, especially in Sooro in Irepo local government.

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“The government is taking steps, and everyone has to stand up and fight to end this practice as it is common in Kishi region.”

The mayor of Kishi, Oba Mashoud Lawal promised the people that all illegal mining will soon be forgotten in Kishi.

It is not clear that the government will not stop realizing that corruption and crime are rampant in Kishi region.

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