President Muhammadu Buhari has given the marching orders to his ministry for the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company.

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, disclosed this in Abuja at a media briefing on the proposed Nigerian solid minerals downstream workshop scheduled to hold December 2.

The minister, who spoke through his Special Adviser (SA) on Special Duty, Mr Sunny Ekozin, stated that the ministry had been working round the clock to actualise the “presidential directives”.

He added: “For the past three months, we have been doing everything possible to ensure we make progress. We are happy to let the nation know that the President has given us full backing in this assignment.

“The support given by the President includes political backing to ensure that Ajaokuta works. By the grace of God, it will work soon.”


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