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Akufo-Addo continue to has his Presidency on the line in galamsey struggle – Samuel Jinapor

President Nana Akufo-Addo set his Presidency on the line
President Nana Akufo-Addo set his Presidency on the line

President Nana Akufo-Addo set his Presidency on the line

The Minister for Lands and Natural Methods claims President Akufo-Addo even now has his Presidency on the line due to his battle against unlawful mining popularly known as ‘galamsey’.

Mr. Samuel Abu Jinapor believes that President Nana Akufo-Addo set his Presidency on the line the several initiatives taken by the Akufo-Addo-led authorities have shown ample dedication to nipping the canker in the bud.

Talking to Evans Mensah on PM Specific Tuesday, the Sector Minister indicated that the government’s perpetual embargo on galamsey reveals the amount of seriousness attached to working with the challenge despite the complexity of the tiny-scale mining sector.

“The President walked his converse. President Nana Akufo-Addo set his Presidency on the line. When a President suggests he will place his presidency on the line, it just signifies he will not shirk his responsibilities. He will not waiver even if it will price him his Presidency. He is organized to go as a result of the full haul and he is accomplishing it to the conclusion,” he mentioned.

He added that “he (President Akufo-Addo) place his Presidency on the line and it values him votes. He missing in a put like Upper Denkyira West whereby the NPP has under no circumstances missing an election considering that in 1957 it is a mining community. Clearly, the party dropped for the reason of the troubles of mining. He shed basically in each individual mining communities with the exception of Tarkwa.”

Mr. Abu Jinapor further stated that the nail-biting final decision President Akufo-Addo took on unlawful mining almost expenses him the 2020 election.

The MP for Damongo Constituency attributed the New Patriotic Party’s substantial loss in the mining communities to the struggle towards the menace.

“Because of the steps he (President Akufo-Addo) took and since he was unwavering and was unflinching to his commitment you will see that he shed in practically all the mining communities in Ghana,” he explained.

In the meantime, there proceed to be several studies of illegal mining ongoing in areas of the region in spite of the ban on the actions.

Some politicians and chiefs have been accused of endorsing the activity and in particular situations, unlawful miners specified full navy security to prospect for minerals.

Previous President John Dramani Mahama also in the direct-up to the 2020 elections questioned President Akufo-Addo to resign for failing to halt unlawful mining in Ghana.

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While some Civil Modern society Corporations (CSOs) believe that that the govt has not proven more than enough political will to curb the hurt currently being carried out to the surroundings, Mr. Abu Jinapor reiterated the President’s take care of to end the illegal action.

He pointed out that the federal government will on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, start a two-day Countrywide Consultative Dialogue on compact-scale mining.

The event, according to him, seeks to solicit sights, proposals, and solutions from assorted stakeholders in the mining field all in the bid to build appropriate plan interventions to solve the galamsey menace in Ghana.



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