As the fight against Galamsey keeps making waves on major media outlets, criticism and opinion don’t seem to cease coming in.The battle against illegal mining is very imperative because it has the potential of saving our water bodies that have been contaminated with cruel chemicals.
Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Samuel Abu Jinapor has finally broken his silence on the brouhaha surrounding the license of Xtra-Gold Resources. According to the Minister, he has not granted an extension of license to Xtra-Gold Mining limited since he assumed office. There have been several reports after some eight excavators belonging to Xtra-Gold were set ablaze by the illegal mining task force.
Dominic Aduna Bingab Ntiwul is a Ghanaian politician and member of parliament (MP) for the Bimbilla constituency in the Northern Region of Ghana. He also has served in the Pan- Africa Parliament since February 2017.Ntiwul has held the office of Minister of Defense of Ghana.
The Military taskforce clamping down on illegal mining on Sunday, May 16, 2021 set fire into eight (8) excavators, a dozer, and dozens of water pumping machines at the mining site of the National Women’s Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kate Gyamfua at Akyem Akropong in Atewa West District.
The Land Ministry has launched an investigation into the Xtra Gold mining licenses in Eastern Region
Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Land Minister, has organized a three-member committee to look into the circumstances concerning the issuance of mining operating and prospecting licenses by Xtra Gold Mining Limited. The mining industry was affected by Operation Halt II, a government-led effort to tackle illegal mining along the country's water bodies and forest reserves.
The Land Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has formed a three-member committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding Xtra Gold Mining Limited's issuance of mining operating and prospecting licenses. Operation Halt II, a government-led initiative to combat illegal mining along the country's water bodies and forest reserves, had an effect on the mining business.