A pioneer rapper in the Nigerian music industry has come out to express his reservations concerning the recent killings that have been going in Zamfara state.
The rap legend identified as Eedris AbdulKareem spoke on the violence and killings that have been reported in the state, which is fueled by the mining of gold and lead.
Sharing a photo post of a mine in the state, the rapper explained in his caption that a lot of Nigerians own shops in Dubai, with most of them involved in supplying gold in the country.
He called on the necessary authorities to go after the middle men who are in charge of supplying, adding that he hopes some political figures are among those that will be accosted.
He said: "The goodies in Zamfara that people are being killed for while a blind eye is being turned. Go to Dubai many shops are owned by Nigerians. There major business supplying this gold. While going after the bandits, go after those in charge of the sites, their Couriers and Middlemen in Dubai. The trail is long and the links strong. Hope the political will is there..."
See his post below:
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Speaking further in the comment section of his post, the rapper noted that the mining business should not pose such a problem, but the illegality of the way it is being run, is responsible for fueling crisis.
He concluded by noting that what is happening in the state is a case of illegal mining in which some cartels are making millions of money off the blood of innocent people. He made a reference to the 2006 hit movie Blood Diamond, saying that a real life scenario of what happened in the movie, is what is being re-enacted in the state.
See his post below:
Legit.ng reported that the federal government has banned mining in the state due to the violence which is being experienced. The information was made known in Abuja by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu.
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