The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel A. Jinapor, the day gone by referred to as on queen moms of the AsantemanConventional Council to lend a hand the federal government in the battle towards unlawful mining in their more than a few conventional spaces.
He stated the battle towards unlawful mining used to be a collective one and as such can’t be gained with out the efforts and enhance of essential stakeholders like queen moms as he believed in the ability ladies wield, specifically ladies with conventional authority.
Speaking at a gathering with the queen moms in Kumasi at the sidelines of his one-day excursion of the Ashanti Region, MrJinapor stated “I have been here to court the support of the Otumfuo and the chiefs of Asanteman and it will be unacceptable on my part not to court your support because without you we cannot win this fight”.
He bemoaned how troubling the wanton destruction of lands and herbal sources of the rustic, specifically river our bodies have transform rampant and implored the queen moms to to find tactics to enhance the federal government to battle the destruction.
He reiterated executive’s stance on mining actions in common announcing that “government as I have always said is not against mining, we love our gold and other minerals and the jewellery we make out of them but what we are against is the illegal way of going about the act and that is what we want you to help us fight against”.
The Lands and Natural Resources Minister confident the queen moms of presidency’s enhance, including that he would ensure that the Minerals Commission equipped them with wanted sources to interact in the fight towards unlawful mining and in addition confident to interact them in the Green Ghana Project in the approaching yr.
The queen mom of the MampongConventional Area, Nana Agyakuma Difie, who spoke on behalf of the queen moms confident the minister in their enhance and rallied the opposite queen moms to enhance executive in curtailing the risk as she indicated that if the herbal sources of the rustic go to pot, it’ll pass towards them and their generations.
He asked the minister to enhance the queen moms with all sources they will require to reply to their name of combating towards the risk.
The queen moms who had been drawn from Bono, Ahafo, Bono East, and Adansi jointly thanked the Lands Minister for the assembly and gave their feedback to corroborate the plea made through the Mampong queen mom on their behalf.
In a similar building, the minister made a whistle forestall on the Kumasi Zoo the place he tasked the Forestry Commission to as an issue of urgency refurbish the Kumasi Zoo with a walkway, summer time huts and a facility to function workforce converting room for staff.
Engaging the workforce, he liked their efforts in preserving the Zoo operating whilst encouraging them to stay up the nice paintings and confident them of presidency’s dedication, including that their demanding situations and welfare problems will likely be taken into lively attention.
Dr Meyir Yiyele Ziekah, the zoo supervisor and resident veterinary physician on the zoo, thanked the minister for his discuss with and was hoping that their demanding situations tabled earlier than him will likely be addressed.
Author: Ghanaian Times