2-Year Jail Term Await Illegal Miners in Proposed Law – Minister

A minimum of two years imprisonment without an option of fine awaits illegal miners across the country in new legislation being proposed to improve the mining sector of the economy.

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah made this known in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital while addressing stakeholders in the mining industry.

Radio Nigeria Correspondent, Wale Oluokun has the details of the minister’s one-day working visit to Ogun state.

Wale Oluokun

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