The Chief of Kwasikrom in the Sefwi Bodi district of Western North Region, Nana Ogyeaman Kwasi Suamena ‘II’ has evoked on galamseyers in his area to evacuate with all their machine from the stool lands, especially, from the water bodies.
He bemoaned that, all efforts to get them out of the community by the government has proved futile and in vain. Therefore taking it upon himself to intervene and help fight against the galamsey menaces in his community may solve the problem.
Speaking to Nyamekye Radio on ‘Ghana Maakye’ show in Suaman Dadieso while in an exclusive interview, Nana Ogyeaman said the operators have taken over the lands and essentially the water bodies in Kwasikrom and its environs.
He expressed worry as the rate at which residents who owe farm lands in the areas were blaming the chiefs for the actions arguing that, he the Chief was unaware of those authorized ongoing illegal mining in the communities.
He cautioned the galamseyers in detest to leave their sites within 2 weeks to foil the activities of the illegal mining in the area.
“I have given just 2 weeks to the galamseyers to leave the community and its enclaves else I’ll be on ground to take serious actions”, he stated.
Source: Nyamekye Radio.
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