Veteran Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdulkareem has reacted to the Federal Authorities’s suspension of mining in Zamfara State in addition to the mass killing of its residents, describing it as one other “Blood Diamond“ film within the making.
The Federal Authorities had earlier introduced the suspension of all types of mining actions the state, whereas ordering foreigners engaged in mining actions to go away the state inside 48 hours.
Eedris Abdulkareem wrote:
“The goodies in Zamfara that persons are being killed for whereas a blind eye is being turned. Go to Dubai many outlets are owned by Nigerians. There main enterprise supplying this gold. Whereas going after the bandits, go after these accountable for the websites, their Couriers and Middlemen in Dubai. The path is lengthy and the hyperlinks robust. Hope the political will is there….
The illegality of the entire enterprise is what’s fueling the disaster. Mining ought to solely be achieved on mining leases. Leases are surveyed and mapped land acknowledged by the federal government upon which mineral sources are extracted and consequently taxed.
What is going on in Zamfara is unlawful mining, the gold is smelted regionally and ferried to Dubai via the native gold retailers in our markets. They’re recorded as scrapped gold extracted from jewelry purchased from our ladies and recycled. It’s a massive cartel making thousands and thousands of off the blood of the harmless. ANOTHER BLOOD DIAMOND REALITY MOVIE IN THE MAKING …”