April 15, 2024

Gov’t embarks on mineral survey in Kwania district

Stakeholders in a meeting

By Joshua Olomo (olomojosuamumu1992@gmail.com)

Kwania

Officials from ministry of energy and mineral development will begin conducting mineral survey in Kwania district.

In stakeholders’ meeting held at Kwania district headquarters yesterday, the district leaders were tasked to sensitize locals on this program.

Joshua Lukaye the acting assistant commissioner and Exploration officer in ministry of energy said the mineral survey will begin in August 2023.

Benard Opolot Apollo the CAO of Kwania equally called for sensitization of the masses on this program.

Alex Geofery Ogwal Adyebo the LCV of Kwania asked the people of Kwania to welcome this program.

In 1994, a “Magnetic Survey”  was conducted and it found that there were some mineral deposits in districts neighboring Lake Kyoga and Kwania like Dokolo, Amolatar, Kwania, Apac, Buyende, Nakasongola.