Minister’s Address at the Inaugural session of the Board of SMDF

Minister’s Address at the Inaugural session of the Board of SMDF

Protocols I am delighted to welcome you all to the inauguration of the newly constituted Board of the Solid Minerals Development Fund (SMDF), which marks an important milestone in our efforts to reposition the Nigerian Mining industry. The SMDF was established by Section 34 of the Nigerian Mining and Minerals Act 2007, to address the …

Our Mandate

1. Development of both human and physical capacity in the sector.

2. Funding for geo scientific data gathering, storage, and retrieval to meet the needs of private sector led mining industry

3. Equipping the mining institutions to enable them perform their statutory functions

4. Funding for the extension services to small scale and artisanal Mining Operators pursuant to section 91 of this Act

5. Provision of infrastructure to mines sites.