Former President John Mahama has said the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is so vindictive that Ghanaian professionals fear associating with the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for fear of losing their jobs or being hunted by the government.
District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Assin North Constituency, Charles Ohene Andoh has called on government to equip the anti-galamsey task-force deployed to their area with speedboats if they are to effectively fight the menace.
Some disgruntled land and property owners at Mempemehuasem at East Legon in Accra are calling on the Minister of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah and the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor to speak on their alleged roles in the demolition of their properties ranging thousands of dollars.
The umbrella body of small-scale miners, Ghana Small-Scale Miners Association (GSSMA) has kicked against the deployment of soldiers in the fight against illegal mining known in Ghanaian parlance as’ Galamsey’ in river bodies and forest reserves in Central and Western Regions.
The Eastern Regional Director of Elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jamal Konneh, has commended businessman Sam Jonah for what he describes as the objective presentation of happenings in the Ghanaian society under the Akufo-Addo administration
Mr Konneh predicted in a statement that the coming weeks will be hard for the businessman and his entire family members following verbal attacks that will be unleashed by communicators of the governing party.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Madina Constituency, Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu, says the communique issued indicating President Akufo-Addo’s directive to the military to “remove all persons and logistics from Ghana’s water bodies” is not exhaustive.