Ahafo Ano South West DCE Reclaims “Galamsey” Land…Supports President’s Fight Against Illegal Mining



Story by Enock Akonnor;
District Chief Executive for Ahafo Ano South West Hon. Joseph Frimpong Bonsu has stepped up measures to save his jurisdiction from the menace associated with illegal minning.
Few weeks ago, he issued a land reclamation directive, which is currently in effect at a mining site located at Mankranso Zongo of the district capital.
All mining pits which  punctuated the area; posing a death threat to residents have all be covered through his facilitation.
Hon Bonsu told this paper that same will be replicated in other mining areas and the move is aimed at suppprting the efforts of President Akuffo-Addo in the fight against illegal mining and its menance in the country.
The DCE mentioned that all reclaimed sites will be dedicated to farming activities; an ideal alternative that will boost the economic drive of the district.
“In doing that, nature and vegetation will be preserved and a Green Ghana will be realized”, he indicated.
He underlined that his action was triggered by the need to preserve nature and vegetation for a Green Ghana by extension.

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