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Government embarks on new operation against ‘galamsey’

Government embarks on new operation against 'galamsey'

Government embarks on new operation against ‘galamsey’

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has commenced an operation to remove

all persons and logistics involved in mining from Ghana’s water bodies.

The operation which has been authorized by President Akufo-Addo

begun at 0600 hours on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, on River Pra in

the Central and Western regions of Ghana.

Government embarks on new operation against 'galamsey'
Government embarks on new operation against ‘galamsey’
A statement signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah,

said 200 military personnel were involved in the operation.

The operation, according to Mr Oppong Nkrumah, is in furtherance of the

resolutions of the final communique, of the Stakeholder Dialogue

on Small Scale Mining on April 14 -15, 2021.

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The statement, among other things, said the Ministry of Defence and

the Ghana Armed forces will provide a detailed brief of developments

and sustainability efforts at 1200 hours on Friday, April 30,2021.

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