Firm discovers gold in Kogi

Mining firm, Kinsfield Energy Limited has made a commercial gold ore discovery at one of its fields in Yagba West Area of Kogi State, Nigeria.

The Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Adekunle Akintola, in a statement, said, “Kinsfield Energy has done geological mapping, geophysical survey, geochemical sampling and currently contracting core drilling of the gold fields.”

Akintola said gold mining is a very lucrative business next to petroleum and it was internationally priced.

“Our vision is to pursue an aggressive policy of acquisition and development of gold and bitumen fields across Africa,” he said.

Akintola added that the firm was committed to utilising the extractive opportunities in both Africa and North America for optimum value. Kinsfield Energy which operates out of Abuja and Houston, in the United States, and has secured since 2011, two exploratory licenses for gold fields in Yagba West Area of Kogi State.

Source: Punch

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