August 30, 2017

The Deputy Minister for Information and Member of Parliament (MP) for the Akropong constituency, Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah–Adjei has underscored the importance of the clamp down on illegal mining and the need for public support to ensure success of the operation of the taskforce.

She made the call at a Town Hall meeting organized by the Media Collation against Galamsey in conjunction with National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) at Kyebi in the Eastern Region

The meeting was to; among other things conscientize the people on the negative impacts of galamsey, hence the need to clamp down on it and the way forward as a country.

The Deputy Minister urged the citizens to help the fight against galamsey since the menace is taking a heavy toll on the environment, human lives, water bodies, plants and other creatures.

She admonished the people to ensure that: “Just as we were born into a ‘Green Ghana’, we must also die leaving behind a ‘Green Ghana”.

Alice Abubakari/