The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said that the country’s mineral production rose by 39 per cent to 89.48 million tons in 2021 from 64.29 million in 2020.
In its ‘Mineral Production Statistics Report’ for 2021 NBS said Ogun state recorded the highest production with 32.04 million tons during the period.
The report stated: “The aggregate production of mineral products in Nigeria in 2021 grew by 39.19 per cent from 64.29 million tons recorded in 2020 to 89.48 million tons in 2021, indicating an improvement in production.
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