Facts

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  • The first Acting Registrar of COMEG was late Professor (Mrs) A.B. Durotoye FNMGS (2001 - 2003).
  • The first Council of COMEG was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Senator G.K. Agabi SAN on the 12th of September, 2000.
  • The second Acting Registrar of COMEG was Professor A.E. Ogezi FNMGS.
  • The first substantive Registrar of COMEG is J.O.C. Ikeako FNMGS, who assumed duty on October 1st 2003.
  • The second Council of COMEG was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of Solid Minerals Department, Elder Odion Ugbesia on the 24th of March, 2004.
  • In 1995, the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development was carved out of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources with late Alhaji Kaloma Ali as the founding Minister .
  • The initial proposed name of COMEG was Legislation on Council for Registration and Practice of the Earth Sciences.
  • The President of NMGS as at the time of COMEG's inauguration was Sir (Dr) J.N.K Odocha FNMGS.