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Hope restored as remediation begins in lead-poisoned Shikira

Lead poisoning in Nigeria  Hope restored as remediation begins in lead-poisoned Shikira Lead mining in Zamfara 300x160

The Federal Government has commenced the clean-up of Shikira, a small rural mining community situated in Rafi local government area of Niger State. This is coming exactly a year and three months after the devastating outbreak of lead poison that killed 28 children and left over 300 others below the ages of five with high level contaminants in their blood. ...

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