Mining: Guest On Kapital FM Calls For Innovative Mining Activities, Public Private Interface
The Federal Government has been urged to accord priority on the provision of More infrastructure and Manpower to the Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mills Company in Kogi state.
One of the Guest On Perspectives a kapital F M Current Affairs Programme who is the Technical adviser to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Mines and Steel Development Mr Deinsam Dan Ogan made the call while featuring on the programme.
Mr Ogan said Providing Infrastructure to the steel Rolling Mills would not only revive the company but would enable stakeholders to harness the countries Mineral resources and boost economic activities in the country.
The Technical adviser therefore advised artisanal Miners to access loans in the Bank of Industry with very low interest rate for rapid growth of the sector.
Mr Ogan also urged Artisanal Miners to be innovative in improving their mining activities across the country.
Also speaking on the programme, the special adviser to the president Miners Association of Nigeria Mallam Auwal Bununu Stressed the need for Public Private interface between the Ministry of Mines and steel development and other relevant Organizations to enable some of the regulatory policies favourable to indigenous miners.
Mallam Auwal who expressed worry on the Country’s economy dependent on crude oil alone urged Nigerian investors to harness the countries numerous mineral resources to create a better economy with abundant Jobs.
He also appeal to Federal government to provide necessary support to artisanal Miners and other stakeholders for rapid growth of the sector.
A Caller on the programe from Maitama Abuja Mr Emmanuel Esi advocated more empowerment programmes for indigenous industries and Miners to enhance the economic diversification agenda of the Federal Government.