Mr Kayode Fayemi, the Nigerian minister of solid minerals development recently went on a visit to various mining sites in Nigeria.
On March 14, 2017, one of the first places he visited was the site of marble stones mining in Kaduna.
He said: “We are determined to put in place necessary funding to support scaling up of capacity for marbles and dimension stones.”
He also visited sites of illegal gold mining operations in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna state, below are pictures from the sites.
The minister of Mines and Steel Development and his team made a brief stop on Emir of Birnin Gwari, His Highness Zubairu Jibril Mai Gwari II
They also visited some sites of illegal gold mining operations in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna state
After he left the illegal gold mining sites, he further proceeded to a mining site at old Birning Gwari road for a National Tower.
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