The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, will be discussing investment opportunities in the Nigerian Mining Sector on Wednesday, at the 2016 African Down Under (ADU) Conference, in Perth, Australian.
President Buhari (right) with Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi (Middle) and Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, when the ministers were briefing the President on the discovery of nickel in parts of Kaduna State…on August 29
A statement by his Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Yinka Oyebode, said Dr Fayemi, who leads the Nigerian delegation to the conference, is among African Ministers of Mining billed to make presentations at the ADU which holds between 7th and 9th September.
A special session on Nigeria, where recent developments in the country’s minerals and mining sector would be the focus of engagement by international investors, operators, academics and professionals will also hold on Thursday.
The African Down Under Conference is renowned as one of the leading fora for facilitating discussions on how to grow investments and participation in the African mining space. It attracts significant interests from organisations prospecting for business opportunities in the mining sector in Africa.
The Federal Executive Council, last week approved the new roadmap for growth and development of the Nigerian mining industry, as well as a change of name for the ministry, now known as Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.