The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a 29-year old Chinese: Gang Deng, for suspected illegal mining in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The anti-graft agency said it recovered lepidolite from the Chinese national.
Deng was arrested on Friday, September 9, 2022 and found to be in possession of crude minerals without authority.
A truck load of minerals suspected to be lepidolite was recovered from him.
The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.