The government will investigate the raw unedited footage of a documentary produced by Tiger Eye PI before it decides on the fate of persons implicated in the expose.
According to the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the government has taken notice of the documentary and welcomes any effort that assists the fight against galamsey.
He said: “Government welcomes any efforts aimed at assisting it succeed in its fight against illegal small scale mining.
“Government will have the said tapes properly investigated using the raw unedited footage.
“If any persons are found to have solicited monies or taken bribes to bend rules the necessary action will be taken”.
In the documentary produced by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, a Presidential staffer and Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Mr Charles Cromwell Bissue, emerged the highest-profile individual allegedly working against Ghana’s efforts to combat galamsey.
Bissue allegedly facilitated for a company seeking to circumvent laid down processes to be given clearance for its mining operations.
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