Daily Trust (Abuja)

22 February 2013

Nigeria: Lead Poisoning - FG Releases N158.3 Million to Zamfara

Federal Government yesterday released N158.3m intervention fund for lead poisoning operations in Zamfara state.

A statement by spokesman of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Stephen Kilebi said the ministry will continue the implementation of its programme for safer mining operations.

The fund will be used for the installation of wet milling machines and provision of water bore holes at mineral processing sites; introduction and installation of three Igoli processing machines for gold extraction.

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