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Gov Sani unveils $20m Lithium Processing Plant in Kangimi

In a significant move to boost investment in the mining sector, Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, has commissioned a state-of-the-art Lithium Processing Plant in…

In a significant move to boost investment in the mining sector, Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, has commissioned a state-of-the-art Lithium Processing Plant in Kangimi, Igabi Local Government Area.

The plant, a joint venture between the Kaduna State Government and Ming Xin Mineral Separation Nigeria Ltd, boasts an impressive initial capacity of 1,500 metric tonnes per day.

Key Highlights:

1. Job Creation: The project is expected to create over three thousand job opportunities, benefiting both the Kuriga mining site and the Kangimi processing plant.

2. Investment: The current investment stands at $20 million, with plans to increase it to $25 million within the next two years.

3. Phase 1 Completion: The newly completed processing plant represents Phase 1 of the project, with plans to double its capacity in Phase 2.

4. Community Impact: Ming Xin Mineral Separation Nigeria Ltd has already made a positive impact within the community during its three-month operation. Notable initiatives include

I. constructing three classrooms in Kuriga village,

ii. renovating school buildings,

iii. empowering women and youths, and

iv. providing scholarships to indigent students.

5. Future Prospects: Ming Xin also intends to establish a tile-producing facility using by-products from the lithium processing, creating an additional 500 job opportunities.

Kaduna State, known for its rich mineral resources, including Gold, Lithium, Manganese, Tin, Columbite, Tantalite, Iron Ore, Nickel, and more, is poised for further growth.

With an educated workforce, favorable climate, and investor-friendly reforms, the State remains committed to sustainable development and economic progress.

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