Chairman, Oyo State Minerals Development Agency Abiodun Oni, said the state government has warned illegal miners operating without official permission to desist or be ready to face the full wrath of the law.

Chairman, Oyo State Minerals Development Agency Abiodun Oni, said the state government has warned illegal miners operating without official permission to desist or be ready to face the full wrath of the law.

The state government also extended stern warnings to operators, within the state, who failed to comply with extant rules and regulations guiding the mining industry.

Oni, who disclosed this at the state secretariat, in Ibadan similarly warned revenue defaulters to desist from these acts or suffer the same fate.

He revealed that the state was endowed with different kinds of solid minerals such as: Granites, Gold, Gemstone Marble, Garnet, Tin-Ore, Monganite, Limestone, Tantalum among others.