The Main Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo has explained cocoa smugglers as devils who do not have the nation at heart.
Speaking to farmers and some safety personnel in the Oti area through a tour of some cocoa farms, My Boahen Aidoo warned that merchandise impounded by the stability officers would be offered and shared amongst COCOBOD and the security organizations.
“I’m stating that all individuals who are smuggling cocoa or inputs from Ghana to anywhere they are not just nation wreckers but they are devils,” he said.
Mr Boahen Aidoo is attractive to the safety businesses to intensify the combat versus illegal miners whose pursuits are destroying acres of cocoa farms.
The actions of galamsey operators are one of the main problems confronted by cocoa farmers and the cocoa marketplace at substantial.
The menace threatens to undo the investments designed by the govt to modernize cocoa farming and raise yields.
Ghana’s cocoa sector remains the backbone of the financial state thinking of its massive contribution to GDP.