Uche Ogah

Minister decries CBN non-support for solid minerals sector

Minister decries CBN non-support for solid minerals sector

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uche Ogah, has decried the absence of support from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the development of mines and the solid mineral sector. The minister made his views known at a two-day public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development and Metallurgy. The public hearing was designed to get the inputs of stakeholders on the preparations of four bills and for an investigative motion for the solid minerals sector. The bills are the Nigerian Minerals Development Corporation Establishment Bill 2021 and Solid Minerals…
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Minister Ogah extols SWAN on girl-child education

Minister Ogah extols SWAN on girl-child education

The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, has urged relevant stakeholders to as a matter of priority educate the girl-child in order to give them the ability to make informed choices. Ogah noted that educating a girl-child would build stronger families, communities, economies and establish strength to pilot the system for sustainable value development in the society. He made the call when he received a delegation of the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN), Abuja Chapter, led by its Chairperson, Miss Mbang Joy Esu, FCA, at the ministry’s headquarters recently. According to him, “an…
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