“Tinubu Govt Forms Committee to Boost Salt and Kaolin Local Production “


The Federal Government has established a 10-member committee, headed by Prof Zachaeus Opafunsho, to bolster the mechanism for full-scale and industrial production of Salt and Kaolin in Nigeria.

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Inaugurated at the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development in Abuja, the initiative, aligned with President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda, aims to stimulate economic growth, generate employment, and reduce foreign exchange expenditure.

Permanent Secretary Dr Mary Ogbe emphasized the urgency of the assignment, setting a deadline of November 30, 2023, for the committee to submit its report.

The committee’s tasks include assessing mineral deposits, licensing viability, exploration costs, and proposing strategies for establishing Salt and Kaolin processing plants in Nigeria.”

Godwin Okafor
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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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