Please follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. The mining truck driver who unexpectedly caused the heartbreaking disaster at Appiatse has finally landed in another serious trouble over his job security at his former company. Speaking in a recent interview on Adom Television, the mining truck driver who is known to be nursing his wounds took the privilege to reveal that, his boss had unexpectedly sacked him since the month of February, 2022.
The member of parliament for Damongo constituency and also the minister of lands and Natural resources, Honourable Samuel Abu Jinapor makes a tough decision to the tragic events which took place at Apiate. Due to the tragic events that occurred on January 20, 2022, Honourable Samuel Abu Jinapor decides to direct the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the minerals commission to stop the chief inspector of mines and suspend the registration of Maxam company limited with the minerals commission until the investigations into the tragic events are over.
Maxam Ghana Limited, the Company involved in the detonation of explosives leading to fatalities and destruction of an entire community on the Bogoso-Bawdie road, was warned by the government in 2017 and given an ultimatum to follow the necessary protocols in their handling, storage and transportation of explosives to mining sites.
Mr. Samuel A. Jinapor, minister for lands and natural resources has made public the penalty imposed on MAXAM Ghana Limited regarding the explosion that happened on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Apiate. According to a release from the Ministry of Land and natural resources on Monday, January 7, 2022, Mr. Jinapor made known the findings of the three-member committee that was established to conduct investigations into the matter thus a regulatory breach.