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Provide geological records of gold deposits in Nigeria, Reps tell Ministry

To this end, the House urged the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to provide geological records of gold deposits in the country. Resolution to that effect was reached at the plenary after the House considered and adopted a motion tagged

.“Need to Prioritize Gold Mining as one of the Major Earners of Revenue to the Nation” moved by Rep. Oghene Emma Egoh. Egoh while moving the motion said that Nigeria has lost billion of Naira to illegal miners in Zamfara State where gold is found in commercial quantity. He called for the setting up of a supervisory and regulatory body in charge of mineral exploration operations in the nation.

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To this end, the House urged the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to provide geological records of gold deposits in the country. Resolution to that effect was reached at the plenary after the House considered and adopted a motion tagged

.“Need to Prioritize Gold Mining as one of the Major Earners of Revenue to the Nation” moved by Rep. Oghene Emma Egoh. Egoh while moving the motion said that Nigeria has lost billion of Naira to illegal miners in Zamfara State where gold is found in commercial quantity. He called for the setting up of a supervisory and regulatory body in charge of mineral exploration operations in the nation.

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