The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a 29-year-old Chinese national, Gang Deng over alleged illegal mining in Ilorin, Kwara State.

A statement by the Commission’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren said Deng was found to have crude minerals without authority.

According to him, a truck load of minerals suspected to be lepidolite was recovered from him.

Uwujaren added that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

Ali Muhammad Rabiu