Taskforce seizes 28 chanfang machines used for illegal mining on Offin River

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About 28 chanfang machines used for illegal mining activities on the Offin River have been seized at Dunkwa in the Central Region by a joint police and military taskforce

The illegal miners who had set up their equipment, were operating on the offin river despite the ban on illegal mining in the country

Laison Officer to the taskforce Mike Gizo revealed to Osei Kwadwo that the continuous activities of illegal miners is affecting government’s resolve to fight the menace, adding that the activities of illegal miners have been a major cause destruction of Offin river.

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“We started the operation in Ashanti Region and we are now in the Central Region. We will continue to help government to win the fight against galamsey in the country. It is so pathetic. They (illegal miners) left the place when they saw us but their equipment have been seized” Mike Gizo said

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“We are sending a strong warning to illegal miners who are still operating that we will come after them. We won’t allow them to destroy water bodies and land”. He warned

He therefore appealed to illegal miners to seek proper training to help them do their work legally instead of the illegal operation.

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“Through the support Dunkwa Chief Nana Okoforobuo II and Dunkwa Small Scale Miners Chairman Mr Bernard the operation was successful. We are appealing to traditional leaders to continue to support government in the fight against galamsey”. He appealed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source:Mynewsgh.com

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