A youth group at Asamang-Tamfoe, near Anyinam in the Atiwa East District, has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to introduce a community mining programme in the area.
That, according to them, would enable the youth in the area to get jobs and desist from deviant practices.Follow @Graphicgh
Last year, another group in the town kicked against any form of mining in the community and its surroundings.
Addressing a press conference at Asamang-Tamfoe in the Eastern Region last Tuesday, the Organiser of the group, Mr Kwadwo Nti, said there should be a mining committee to properly plan and implement a master plan for the programme.
At the event, many of the youth carried placards with inscriptions: "Asamang-Tamfoe people are ready for community mining,’ ‘The youth need jobs,’ ‘Mr Kwabena Adade leave Asamang-Tamfoe people alone,’ ‘Mr Abu Jinapor we are ready to do community mining,’ ‘Our gold, our hope,’ ‘Comm