In a related development, District Head of Rishi, in Toro local government area of Bauchi state Alh. Abdullaziz Umar Zaku has called for the establishment of natural resource school in the community, as it is filled with abundant natural resources as well as various mining sites and companies.
The district head who stated this when the Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah visited disclosed that the town has a history of mining dating back to 1929, and the community has many resources, including red and white zinc among others.
The Minister had visited the District Head during an inspection of some mining factories in the community.
The Minister encouraged the district head to establish and ensure cordial relationship between mining companies and the community members.
He said ensuring good relationship between operators and the communities would bring employment and create wealth for the community as well as attract huge impart of investments.
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