Plateau ALGON Chairman Urges FG To Avert Looming Crisis In Wase Over Mineral Explorations

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State


The Plateau State ALGON chairman and the Chairman  of Mikang  Local Government Area of Plateau  State has called on  the Federal Government to weigh into  the looming crisis  currently  waiting to escalate in Wase LG of Plateau State over mining activities.

The call is important to avoid the type of  agitations  going  on in Niger Delta part  of Nigeria over oil  exploration with no corresponding  impact  of the  explorers ‘ social  responsibility to  the indigenous people who live  in pathetic situations. 

Hon. Ezekiel Vuelgap, the  chairman  of gave  the  advice in an interview  with journalists   during  Southern  Plateau  Day at the ongoing trade  fair held at the  Polo  field  in Jos, the  Plateau  State  capital. 

“The  Chinese  involved  in the mining activities on Wase care little  or nothing at all for their  host community. “

The chairman  thanked  the Rescue Governor, Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State for  the  creation of enable  environment  which  make the  trade  fair  possible.  

While  the  solid  minerals found in the  zone include,  Tantalite, Kaolin, Sait, Marble  just to mention  but  few.  
It would be recalled that crisis happened in area between some stakeholders in mining and the federal government which resulted to the arrest of Chinese.  


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