Concerned citizen drags FG to court, over environmental  degradation in Kano


Concerned citizen drags FG to court, over environmental  degradation in Kano

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

One  Dazumi Mohammed has approached a  federal high court sitting inGyadi Gyadi,  Kano  presided by justice A M Liman  praying it to stop the federal government and quarrying  companies operating in Kumbotso local government from indulging  extractive activities .

The environmental activist  in an originating summons informed the court that the activities of the extractive companies constitute danger to the lives of those residing around the area of  their operations.

he told the court that the activties of the  deefendants constitutes an health hazard to the lives and properties of those living in the areas, where the operated.

The plaintiff  through his counsel A S. Aikawa prayed the court to pronounce the activities  of  all those  connected to the  quarrying business  in the Danjirma village  in Kumbotso local government  area in Kano state as  null and void.

He  urged  the court to order the  minister of mines and steel, one Salisu S.Wali,  who is the mines license  officer in Kano, one Ahmad Musa, and Attorney General of the Federation and minster of justice to all refrain f henceforth from extractive activities in the area.

The court adjourned the matter to February 2, 2022, for hearing on  interlocutory  injunction, the court further directed  that all procedural processes should be completed before the adjourned date.




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