Prez. Akufo-Addo order 200 Armed Military personnels to deal with illegal miners

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given a strong command to 200 Soldiers to clamp down illegal miners in the country.

Termed as Galamsey, The small scale mining process is increasingly becoming a major worry for Ghana’s water bodies in the future.

The Current government believes the solution to it is to be able to stop those engaging in the illegal mining and another bold step has been taking again according to a statement released from the Ministry of Information today 28th April.

The statement reads; “In furtherance of the solutions of the final communique, of the stakeholder Dialogue on small scale mining on April 14-15,2021 and to ensure that mining within water bodies is immediately stopped; the President of the Republic Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has authorized the Ghana Arm Forces to commence an operation to remove all persons and logistics involved in mining from Ghana’s water bodies.”

“The operation commenced at 0600 hours on Wednesday, April, 2021 on the River Pra in the central in the Central Western regions of Ghana. Two hundred (200) officers of the Ghana Armed Forces are involved in the operation”

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