Residents demonstrate against illegal mining activities
Speaking to filasconews on Monday, December 13, 2021, residents of Asamang Tamfoe in the Atiwa District of the Eastern said, they are peeved with the illegal mining activities in the area.
Thus, demanding immediate end to the menace that is negatively impacting their livelihoods.
The leader of the aggrieved residents, also the former Presiding Member for the area, Mr. Adade Wiredu disclosed that, the galamsey activities have destructed their farms especially cocoa crops.
Dressed with red clothes with red arm bands, the aggrieved dwellers accused some bigwigs within the ruling party in the Eastern Region as indulging the illegal activities in the community.
They vowed that, ” we are not going to let it happen again. We are going to protect our lands from the hands of galamseyers in this community.
We will resist any attempt to destroy our farms”, Mr. Adade stressed.
They are therefore calling on authorities to intervene.