Illegal activities: Gov Adeleke disbands Osun mining task force

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Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has ordered the immediate disbandment of the state’s Mining Joint Taskforce.

A statement issued in Osogbo on Wednesday by the governor’s spokesman, Olawale Rasheed, confirmed that the existing JTF men have been consequently directed to hand over all government vehicles and documents in their possession to the Solid Minerals Committee.

The governor, however, ordered that the JTF be reconstituted.

The governor ordered, “I consequently direct the Chairman of the Solid Mineral Committee to take necessary steps to ensure a seamless transition from the old to the new JTF.”

“The new team when constituted must operate with the utmost professionalism with zero tolerance for misconduct”.