January 22, 2018

A Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Babara Oteng Gyasi has bemoaned the destructive level of the Dunkwa-on-Offin River in the Central Region due to activities of illegal mining popularly called galamsay.

The PresteaHuni-Valley Member of Parliament made the call when she paid a familiarisation tour of the area to ascertain the level of pollution as a result of the illegal act.

This she said cannot be allowed to continue hence the President’s campaign.

“We cannot continue to destroy our country in this manner” she laments.

According to her it is a clear indication that the President’s agenda to fight illegal mining is a good course and urged all well-meaning individuals to support the initiative to safeguard the environment.

By Christian Kpesese/ ghanamps.com.