Public Display Exercise on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Proposed Sunti Golden Sugar Estate 11,000ha Farm, Sugar Milling Factory and Power Plant by Golden Sugar Company Limited

Federal Ministry of Environment

Public Notice 

Public Display Exercise on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Proposed Sunti Golden Sugar Estate 11,000ha Farm, Sugar Milling Factory and Power Plant by Golden Sugar Company Limited 

In accordance with provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act CAP E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a Twenty-One (21) Working Days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA Report submitted by Golden Sugar Company Limited.

The Display Centers Are:

  • Niger State Ministry of Environment, State Secretariat, Minna, Niger State.
  • Mokwa Local Government Area Headquarters, Mokwa, Niger State.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Minna, Niger State.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment Library, Conservation House (Green Building), Plot 444 Aguiyi Ironsi way, Maitama, Abuja- F.C.T.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way South, Central Business District, Abuja- F.C.T.

Brief Project Description:

The proposed project is for expansion and will involve the establishment of a Sugar Milling Factory, 6MW Captive Power Plant and Staff Residential Quarters in the Western axis of the acquired 11,000Ha farmland located in Sunti Village approximately 3km West of Ja’agi Village and approximately 33km from Mokwa, Mokwa Local Government Area, Niger State

Duration of Display:

Date: 27th August – 24th September, 2015. Time: 8:00am- 4:00pm Daily.

All comments received should be forwarded to The Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Environment on or before 1st October, 2015.

Signed:

Permanent Secretary

For: Honourable Minister.