The Federal Government has declared support for the success of nickel project and other investors in the mining sector as a way of actualising its economic diversification plan.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, said this in a statement in Australia and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.
Fayemi made the statement in his presentation at the opening session of the Africa Down Under (ADU) Conference in Perth, Australia.
He spoke to a gathering of African Ministers of Mines and Minerals, policy makers, investors, operators and mining financiers where Nigeria’s nickel discovery formed major highlights.
it was a gathering where the massive deposit of world class Nickel in Dagoma, Kaduna State and its prospect as a game changer for the Nigerian economy dominated discussion.