I won’t allow galamsey to ruin our country – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his pledge to ensure that illegal mining popularly known as galamsey is strongly dealt with.

“The Ghana handed down to us by our forefathers is the same Ghana we must leave for the unborn generations. We must not allow Galamsey to destroy our country, no way” the president said at a durbar at the Dormaahene’s Palace in the Brong Ahafo region.

Addressing the Chiefs and people of Dormaa, the President also stated that the law will deal with all vigilante groups and persons causing problems in the country.

“If the rule of law is to work in Ghana then the law should be no respecter of persons neither should it be a respecter of one’s affiliations. If you as a Paramount Chief flouts the law, the law must deal with you.

“Whether you voted for me or not, whether you supported me or not, I am going to be the President for all. I am going to work with each and everyone of you. As President I need the support of all chiefs and traditional rulers across the country. This is the only way by which we can develop all parts of the country and bring prosperity to all.”