Oyo to Partner Relevant Stakeholders on Solid Minerals

As a way of increasing the State Resource Control and Economy Development, the Oyo State Minerals Development Agency has agreed to partner with relevant stakeholders in Mining Industry.

The Chairman of the Agency Mr. Abiodun Oni, disclosed this while addressing Journalists in his Office, Secretariat, Ibadan.

Mr. Abiodun Oni stated that prior to this time, the Agency has been having series of meeting with the relevant stakeholders on Solid Minerals to strategies ways to develop the Industry.

He maintain that the State is blessed with different kinds of Solid Minerals such as: Granites, Gold, Gemstone, Quarts, Cassiterite, Marble, Garnet, Tin-Ore, Monganite, Naobium, Agate, Topnz, Limestone, Tantalum among others.

The Chairman then condemned the lackadaisical attitude of some stakeholders for embacking on mining activities without legal right. He started further that the Agency would clampdown on any operators who fail to comply with the rules and regulations of the mining industry especially the illegal miners and all revenue defaulters.

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