Illegal Mining: OCHA Brigade Seals off Site at Naija Head Bridge, Onitsha

The Ocha Brigade’s enforcement team has taken action by sealing off a sand mining site at Naija Head Bridge, Onitsha.

This action was prompted by the site’s failure to provide an environmental impact assessment and other necessary government-approved documents.

This move follows numerous warnings and notices issued against illegal mining and related activities throughout the state.

Chief Celestine Anere, the dynamic MD/SG of Ocha Brigade, has reiterated the brigade’s commitment to apprehending offenders. Such activities have been identified as significant contributors to environmental hazards and degradation, endangering the state.

Mining operations in the state have been linked to 60% of erosion and landslide incidents in Anambra State, impacting properties in various communities and posing challenges to Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo’s efforts towards a livable, healthy, and prosperous homeland.

Recalled that mining activities in the state has contributed to 60% causes of erosions and landslides in Anambra State and has affects properties across communities in Anambra, posing an enormous setback to the transformative efforts of Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo’s efforts in the State for a livable, healthy and prosperous homeland.

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