The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Chairman Wontumi, has denied reviews suggesting that, he is concerned in unlawful mining ‘Galamsey.’ His reaction got here after the Forestry Commission becomes directed to halt the sports of Akonta Mining Limited’s operation.
However, Mr. Boasiako stated he turned into inclined to permit a due process. “I am attractive to them to apply the regulation. They have to do their investigations, and we have to allow the regulation work. I need to inform the general public that I am now no longer into galamsey,” he stated on his TV station, Wontumi TV. “I actually have a big scale agency which Akonta mining is under… All the specified files I even have, I will make all available,” he added.
Akonta Mining Company Limited turned into stated to were working unlawfully with inside the Nimri Tano woodland reserve with inside the Amenfi West Municipality of the Western Region. According to government, even as the mining organization has a rent to adopt mining operations in few components of Samreboi, the enterprise has no mineral proper to adopt any mining operations with inside the Tano Nimiri woodland reserve.
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