Lands Minister Samuel Jinapor Goes After Seized Excavators;Sets Committee To Deal with Excavator Issues

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Samuel Abu Jinapor has today constituted a five member committee to take inventory of seized Excavators and its related issues.

According to the newly appointed minister,he expect all seized vehicles, motor bikes retrieved and other issues on galamstop handed over to the Ministry.

It was revealed that the excavators seized by Operation Vanguard from illegal miners and some small scale mining companies which flouted the ban on small scale mining had gone missing.

There are allegations that some top officials are involved in illegal mining and they have appropriated some of the excavators amongst themselves despite the public campaign against the practice.

But at his first engagement with directors and staff of the lands and Natural Resources Ministry,Samuel Abu Jinapor stressed on the need to bring these issues to a permanent rest and move the sector to a new dimension.

By:Kwaku Stephen

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