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New Details, Photos Emerge Following Osun State Raid on an Allegedly Illegal Chinese Mining Operation

Government authorities in the southwestern Nigerian state of Osun released new information and photos about Sunday’s raid on an allegedly Chinese-run illegal mining operation.

Deputy Chief of Staff to the State Governor, Abdullahi Binuyo (photo top right), said that, in addition to being charged for illegal mining, the perpetrators will also be required to pay compensation for the environmental destruction caused by their alleged activities. 

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