21-Year-Old Galamsey Guru Kwame Ato Asare Ani Says He Is Building Hotel With 86 Rooms

21-Year-Old Galamsey Guru Kwame Ato Asare Ani Says He Is Building Hotel With 86 Rooms

  • A 21-year-old Ghanaian gentleman has asserted that he was able to build a street for his locality in Axim
  • Kwame Ato Asare Aniu, as his name goes, was sighted in a viral video with his gang confronting some policemen
  • He indicates that through illegal mining, he has also been able to start a hotel project set to have 86 rooms

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Kwame Ato Asare Ani, a 21-year-old illegal mining guru, has raised eyebrows after making some revelations in an interview with Peace FM’s Afternoon News on April 03, 2023.

In a news report by Ghanaweb that detailed the conversation, Kwame indicated that with the proceeds he has been making from the illegal venture, he has been able to construct a stretch of road at Axim.

According to the gentleman, he spent 1.2 billion old Ghana cedis (GH¢120,000) on the project and is also building a massive hotel with 86 rooms which are yet to be completed.

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Photo of illegal miner who is building an 86-room hotel
Galamsey boy and uncompleted hotel Photo credit: TimArbaev via Getty Images; APlusgh via Facebook
Source: UGC

Kwame was the man shown in a social media sensational video of a police officer pleading with a group of illegal miners, or galamsey miners, to spare his life.

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The video was published on the Facebook page of popular Ghanaian Kwame Asare Obeng, aka A Plus, and captured a group of illegal miners accosting two police officers.

As YEN.com.gh reported, one of the illegal miners was heard complaining to the person filming the video that the police officer refused to release him after receiving money (a bribe for an unspecified offence).

Police statement on the illegal miners

Meanwhile, a signed statement from the Ghana Police dated April 2, 2023, states that four (4) persons have been detained for assaulting police in the Western Region.

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The police said that all of the suspects in the alleged assault on the patrol squad who had been detained have been brought before the court and are being held without bail.

According to the news announcement, the incident took place on March 9, 2023. After the report, an intelligence operation was started to apprehend the suspects.

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Meanwhile, a young guy who left Ghana for Europe nine years ago in pursuit of brighter pastures said that whenever he thinks back on his choice, he is overcome with excitement.

Isaac Nana Agyeman claimed in a YouTube interview with Zionfelix that he was engaged in illicit mining, or "galamsey," back in Ghana when he had the idea to leave for a place with better opportunities.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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