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Activist arrested for protesting illegal mining in Owukpa community of Benue state

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The human rights activist was arrested and beaten by people from Benue State Vigilante while trying to protest the illegal mining of coal by Dangote in the community.

Okwori Onaji was arrested by the Benue state government for a protest in the Owukpa area of ​​the state. The human rights activist was arrested and beaten by people from Benue State Vigilante while trying to protest the illegal mining of coal by Dangote in the community. The activists accused of possessing AK-47 weapons and axes.

However, human rights activist Andy Obeya rejected this claim, adding that Haro Ono was organizing a press conference when he was arrested for placards and other materials.

He said, “Dangote group has been mining coal without recourse to environmental safety standards and proper compensation to the community.

Okwori’s post on his Facebook timeline

“They labeled him a thief, handcuffed him, tied him up and tortured, then later handed him over to the police. The police didn’t allow the media team and other professionals to work with him to even have any access to him.”

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