The Minister of Information, Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has cautioned persons who engage in illegal mining to stay way from mining in the water bodies or face severe actions by the military.
In a press statement issued by his outfit, the minister disclosed that a total of 401 men have been spread out to begin the fourth phase of Operation Halt II.
Hon. Nkrumah disclosed that the commencement of the fourth phase of Operation Halt II intends to eliminate everyone involved in the illegal mining activities. “The operation aimed at removing all persons and logistics involved in mining fro water bodies.”
He further explained that the operation is being led by 401 men of all ranks centers on the Ankobra river and its tributaries.
“The new phase of the operation focuses on the Ankobra river and its tributaries. The operation is being undertaken by four hundred and one men of all ranks.”
He also cautioned all Ghanaians to be careful and stay away from mining in water bodies to avoid any punishment.
“The public is advised to stay away from mining in water bodies to avoid any actions from the forces.”
Story by: Selimatu Issawu/pinkfmonlinegh.com