Public Display Exercise on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Proposed Mount Olive Hard Rock Quarry Project at Eseke Village, Ilorin, Asa Local Government Area, Kwara State

Public Notice

Federal Ministry of Environment

Public Display Exercise on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Proposed Mount Olive Hard Rock Quarry Project at Eseke Village, Ilorin, Asa Local Government Area, Kwara State

In accordance with the 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 (EIA) of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces Twenty-One (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA Report submitted by Mount Olive Nigeria Limited.

The Display centres are:

(a.)    Headquarters Asa Local Government Area, Afon, Kwara State.

(b.)    Kwara State Ministry of Environment and Forestry, llorin, Kwara State.

(c.)     Federal Ministry of Environment Office, llorin, Kwara State.

(d.)    Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House, Central Business District, Abuja, F.C.T.

(e.)     Federal Ministry of Environment, Conservation (Green) Building, Plot 444 Aguiyi Ironsi Way, Maitama, Abuja, F.C.T

Project Description:

he proposed project will involve blasting, excavation, haulage, crushing and screening of rocks into the granite aggregates of varying sizes for commercial and construction purposes. The proposed project will be located on a quarry lease (2544QLS) of four (4) cadastral units equivalent to 0.8km2 at Eseke Village along Balla Eoad, Ilorin within Asa Local Government area of Kwara State.

Duration of Display:

Date: 23rd March, 2015 – 20th April, 2015.

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm

All comments received should be forwarded to the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Environment on or before 27th April, 2015.

Signed:

Permanent Secretary,

For: Honourable Minister