The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the federal government has proposed N2.3 trillion to boost the mining and other sectors of the economy in post COVID-19 rescue operations.
Adegbite said this on Monday during an interactive session with journalists on the federal government’s post COVID-19 plans for the solid mineral sector.
He said the ministry would get N6 billion from the total sum at the end of the day.
He said the ministry had lofty plans before the COVID-19 pandemic, which he has adversely affected the solid mineral sector considering its operations.
Adegbite said the development was not peculiar to the solid mineral sector as other sectors of the economy were equally affected by the pandemic…Full Story