President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his resolve to fight illegal mining popularly known as galamsey in the country.
According to him, not even his quest to remain in power ahead of the 2020 elections will deter him from winning the fight.
President Akufo-Addo made the comment at his maiden meeting with senior journalist at the Flagstaff House in Accra.
This comes after he put his presidency on the line in his meeting with chiefs on the way forward in the fight against galamsey.
Though he is not against mining, President Akufo-Addo maintained he will not allow our quest for money to destroy our natural resources.
“We cannot and should not destroy our lands and water bodies and our environment in the search for gold and other minerals” he added.
President Akufo-Addo is certain the threat that his fight against galamsey will cost him votes in the 2020 is just imaginary.