Akufo-Addo deploys 200 soldiers to fight Galamsey

President Akuffo-Addo has authorized the Ghana armed forces to commence an operation to remove all persons and logistics involved in destroying Ghana’s water bodies.

A release by the Ministry of Information said the move is to ensure mining within water bodies is immediately stopped. This comes after the Stakeholder Dialogue on Small Scale Mining on April 14-15.

It said two hundred (200) officers of the Ghana Armed Forces are involved in the operation.

The statement added that the operation commenced on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021, on the River Pra in the Central and Western regions of Ghana.

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