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Fed Government to develop mining cluster projects in zones

Fed Government to develop mining cluster projects in zones

Economy
The Federal Government said it has embarked on the development of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Clusters for selected minerals in the geopolitical zones for effective exploitation to derive the right revenue for the government. The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu S. Ogah, disclosed this in Calabar,during the taking over ceremony of landed property donated by the Cross River State Government for the establishment of Artisanal and Small-Scale processing clusters in the South-South zone. Ogah also revealed that the development is an initiative of the Government in response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the world.  He said: “in order to curtail the devastating effect of the pandemic on the means of livelihood of...