The Chief Govt Officer (CEO) of Benviko Organization Restricted has denied media reports that he utilised his influence in federal government to seize a mining concession belonging to Kaasmil Mining Business Minimal.
Ben Owusu Achiaw mentioned he adopted because of process in getting the desired documentation that makes him the rightful owner of the concession, contrary to statements he utilized inbound links through the corridors of ability to hijack the 70-acre land.
“I went by means of the mandated institutions and received the requisite paperwork. Claims I used politics to snatch a concession belonging to another particular person is baseless.
“The Minerals Fee between others outlined the procedures included in proudly owning a concession which I have followed to the latter. Even although I am the owner of that concession, I have not commenced operations for the reason that I am ready to apparent the remaining hurdle”, he discovered.
Mr Owusu Achiaw included, “I am currently waiting around for the effects of a sample of the sand which was taken for a laboratory exam.”
In accordance to him, other persons proclaiming correct in excess of the same parcel of the concession may well be these who fraudulently obtained this kind of paperwork, daring them to demonstrate or else.
The Chairman of the China Branch of the ruling New Patriotic Get together (NPP), also denied promises that he acted as President Akufo Addo’s own translator anytime he is in China describing such statements as pure falsehood by some faceless folks.
“You know Ghanaians imagine that at the time you make an allegation and you really do not attach politics to it, you are not taken significantly. I am stunned they attempted linking the President to an concern he has no expertise about. The data are available for you to know the amount of moments the President has visited China”, he disclosed.
“Is the person saying Ghana Mission in China doesn’t have formal translators?” Mr Owusu Achiaw queried.
On siting 30 Chang Fang dredging devices anchored on dugout pits ravaging the tummy of the earth for gold on the 25-acre concession, he claimed “ I have never ever found a Chang Fang equipment just before. Mine concession is earlier mentioned 25 and cannot be categorised as modest-scale mining”.
He also debunked the allegation that two miners died on his concession, inquiring how two folks died on a mine he has not begun performing on.
Mr. Owusu Achiaw reported even the MD of Kaasmil Mining Business Limited the moment approached him to work jointly but he declined, so he was not amazed these types of frivolous allegations were being leveled in opposition to him.
Below are documents to the concession: