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EFCC arrests 11 for illegal mining in Kwara 

Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 11 suspects over alleged illegal mining in Kwara State. …

Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 11 suspects over alleged illegal mining in Kwara State. 
The commission said it also impounded eight truckloads of assorted minerals from the suspects.
According to a statement by Dele Oyewale, the commission’s Head, Media and Publicity, on Friday, the suspects were apprehended upon credible intelligence at different locations in Ogbomosho, “while conveying assorted solid minerals suspected to be marble stone, white powder, lithium and lepidolite to undisclosed destinations without lawful authority”.
Oyewale identified the suspects as Ibrahim Gambo, Hakeem Saka, Ahmad Muktar, Sulaiman Ibrahim, Ibrahim Muhammad, Jamiu Mustapha, Rabiu Musa, Aisha Muham, Abdulwasiu Hannafi, Qudus Olalere and Babatunde Hakeem.
He said they would be arraigned upon conclusion of investigations.

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