…says 1, 346 artisanal mining cooperatives registered
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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
The Minister of Mines and Metal Growth, Architect Olamilekan, has disclosed that 1, 759 illegal mining sites have been uncovered throughout the nation.
Adegbite made this identified on the third Nationwide Council on Mining and Minerals Assets Growth, NCMMRD, assembly in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, with the theme, ‘Nigeria minerals and metal sector: spectrum for investment opportunities for economic growth and development’.