The Kwara State Government says it was opened to investors from inside and outside the state, to achieve a flourishing economy with the strength of the state’s mineral resources.
Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq said this at the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society Conference held in Ilorin.
The governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Mr. Kayode Alabi, said the administration had taken a special interest in Mining and Agricultural Sector to build a vibrant economy at the sub-national level.
AbdulRazaq stated that capable hands had been appointed to man and create regulations for the mining sector in the state.
As reported by our correspondent olarotimi oshin, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite said mining was essential to the production of goods, services and infrastructure that improved the quality of lives.