The president of the republic,Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo in furtherance of the resolutions of the final communique , of the stakeholder dialogue on small scale mining on April 14-15 ,2021 and to ensure that mining within water bodies is immediately stopped,has authorized the Ghana Armed Forces ,to commence an operation ,to remove all persons and Logistics involved in mining from Ghana’s water bodies.
The operation commence at 0600 hours on Wednesday , April 28th,2021 on the River Pra in the central region and western regions of Ghana.
Two Hundred officers of the Ghana Armed Forces re involved in the operation.
The ministry of Defence and the Ghana Armed Forces will provide a detailed brief of the developments and sustainability efforts at 12 hours on Friday,30th April,2021.
Signed by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister