- The anti-galamsey task force is to be bolstered with the coming in of the Ghana navy
- The task force has therefore resolved not to put lives at risk in their operation
It has emerged that the Ghana Air Force military will be joining the joint anti-galamsey taskforce which is already made up of the army and police.
This was made known by the Eastern regional minister, Eric Kwakye Darfur, who has revealed that the move is to assist the only existing Operation Vanguard to put a stop to the menace of illegal mining in the country.
‘’They are going to employ the Navy, the Air Force to clamp down on these miners,” he revealed in an interview with the media.
The anti-galamsey task force say they remain committed to ensuring that their term of surveillance does not inure to loss of lives and property.
Meanwhile, following recent allegations of some members of the task force killing 4 illegal miners at Kwabeng in the Eastern region, the force in a crucial meeting resolved to use careful means rather than brute force to end the galamsey menace.
Head of the task force, Colonel William Agyapong, has revealed that all members have been warned to go by this new directive.
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