A distinctive navy operation started on Wednesday to take away all people and logistics included in mining from Ghana’s water bodies.
This follows the directive of Presiden Akufo-Addo to the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).
A assertion signed and issued by Info Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, reported the procedure, involving 200 soldiers, begun at 0600 hrs on the River Pra in the Central and Western Regions, respectively.
It is noted to be the worst affected h2o body.
The Ministry of Defence and the Ghana Armed Forces will offer a thorough short of the developments and sustainability attempts of the operation on Friday, April 30,2021 at 1200 several hours.
The statement stated the endeavour was also in furtherance of the resolutions of the last communiqué issued at the end of the two-working day Nationwide Consultative Dialogue on Small-Scale Mining held from April 14 to April 15, 2021.
The procedure would make sure that mining on the water bodies was quickly stopped, the assertion claimed.