Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has indicated that government will not space for activities of illegal mining popularly known as Galamsey.
According to him , government shall continue to ensure the strict regulation of the mining sector to prevent illegal mining activities.
He said government through the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry and the Minerals Commission will work to expand the Community Mining Scheme across the country.
He made this known in an interview with the media on the sidelines of his working visit to Adansi North Community Mining project on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
According to him, Ghana can do small scale mining in a regulated manner,which according to him, the activities of Community Miners in Adansi North clearly demonstrate that Community Mining was the way to go.
The Minister commenced his two-day working visit to the Ashanti Region on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
Story by: Kwaku Stephen