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His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas, has granted approval for the formation of a 14-member task force dedicated to the suspension of mining activities within the state. The committee is expected to play a crucial role in addressing the concerns associated with mining operations.

Brigadier General Jeremiah Aliyu Faransa (Rtd) has been appointed as the Chairman of the task force, while Major Ishaq Soje Mafindi (Rtd) assumes the position of Vice Chairman. The committee consists of esteemed members such as Lcpl Akpana Godwin, Private Ofoli Omini, and Private Ofoli Eket from the Army, who will serve as valuable contributors to the task force.

In addition, ASP Adamu Danya, Abdul Direba, and Habu Ciroma from the Nigerian Police, as well as Supt Haruna Yahaya, ASCI Bello Danjuma Yusuf, and ASCII from the NSCDC, bring their expertise and knowledge to the committee.

Furthermore, DS Useni, AA, Girgir, and HN Vanaruwa from the DSS have been appointed as members, enhancing the task force’s ability to address a wide range of issues related to the suspension of mining activities.

The 14-member task force is scheduled to be inaugurated on Friday, June 30, 2023, at the Government House in Jalingo. The inauguration ceremony will commence promptly at 3:00 PM.

Yusuf Sanda,
Chief Press Secretary to the Executive Governor.