President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has summoned five regional ministers to the Jubilee House over galamsey activities in their regions.
Captain Smart who revealed on Akoma FM Friday, September 30, 2022, said the President has asked the ministers to come with Municipal and District Chief Executives whose enclave the menace is being perpetuated.
The minsters invited are those from Ashanti, Western North, Eastern, Central and Western regions.
Meanwhile, Captain Smart has listed some party officials and Members of Parliament indulging in illegal mining.
Speaking about the increasing rate of the canker and government’s failed efforts in curbing it, he indicated the involvement of the legislators in the act impedes the campaign.
“18 MPs in Ghana are doing galamsey. 10 of them are NPP and the remaining 8 are NDC,” he said.
Speaking further, Captain Smart noted some big wigs in the party have themselves involved in the pointing of accusing fingers, citing each other for indulging in the act.
A 1St Vice Chairman of the NPP in the Central Region, Ekow Ewusi had mentioned Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, a former Science and Environment Minister as doing galamsey.
The son of Prof. Frimpong Boateng is also doing galamsey according to Captain Smart.
He said the Minister also mentioned Ekow Ewusi as an illegal miner.
Also, a community in the Bosome Freho district of the Ashanti Region have mentioned a certain Asante Bediatuo from the Jubilee House as sending people to do illegal mining there.
Immediate past General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party, John Boadu is also into galamsey.
Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has named the National Organiser of the NPP, Henry Nana Boakye as also a member of the galamsey cartel in government.
Captain Smart was speaking on Onua TV/Akoma FM GhanaMaakye Friday, September 30, 2022.
By Felix Anim-Appau|Onuaonline.com