Senate passes bill to establish school of mines and geological studies

The Senate, on Tuesday at plenary passed a bill to establish the School of Mines and Geological Studies, Guyuk.

The passage of the bill followed the consideration of two separate reports by the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND.

Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Ahmad Kaita, said that establishing the school of mines and geological studies would provide for the training of middle and junior levels manpower for the mining sector.

Kaita added that it would facilitate collaboration between other national and international institutions involved in the general exploration and mining of precious stones and ore. He said it would also encourage training, research as well as the general development of teachers’ education.

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