Government orders to stop illegal mining
The Kogi State Command of Nigeria’s National Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) yesterday confirmed the deaths of two young men at a collapsed mining site at Ika Ogboyaga in the state’s Ankpa District Council. .
In a statement signed by Solid Minerals Corps (DCC) deputy commander Nkom Samson Katung, Oyinloye JK named the victims he Amodu and Attah.
He said the incident happened around 4:20 pm on Saturday, August 27, when their body was being exhumed and buried according to Islamic rituals.