Gold deposits have been discovered along the Abuja, Nasarawa axis through the National Integrated Mineral Exploration Project being undertaken by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, disclosed this while playing host to the Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, in Abuja.
The minister in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by his media aide, Ayodeji Adeyemi, told his guest that the FMMSD would develop the mineral resources in Nasarawa.
He added that the NIMEP project which had cost the ministry N15bn had generated many geoscience data that had foreign investors excited about the mining prospects across the country.
Written by: EaglesFM