Galamsey: Govt to provide alternative livelihood – Amewu

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The Minister for Lands and Forestry has assured Ghanaians and operators of galamsey that the government has made provision for alternative livelihood to make sure that  they (galamsey operators) do not become idle.

In an interview with Ekourba Gyasi on Atinka AM Drive Wednesday, John Peter Amewu mentioned that galamsey is a national cancer and not an agenda of national government.

He added that the government was not against galamsey, explaining that it was rather interested in safeguarding “our water bodies among others is paramount”.

Speaking on the same issue, the Managing Director for Graphic Communication Group and Convener for Media Against Galamsey, Ken Ashigbey asked all media houses and friends of the media to join the “Red Friday” which marks the end of the galamsey ultimatum.

“Everyone should be in red on Friday 21st April 2017, to mark the end of the ultimatum to end galamsey, he added.

Ghana | | Vivian Adu Boatemaa