Why we established mining department in Abuja ― FCTA

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The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Olusade Adesola, has explained the philosophy underlining the establishment of the Department of Solid Minerals and Allied Matters in the FCT.

Adesola said the creation of the department is to ensure that all Mining activities in the FCT are properly coordinated for improved Internally Generated Revenue ( IGR), and boost the socio-economic activities in the Territory.

The Permanent Secretary, who disclosed this while receiving a delegation from the National Steel Council of Nigeria, led by the Executive Secretary, Amb. Abdulkadir Musafari, said there are a lot of illegal mining activities that are…



Source: Nigerian Tribune