Date: 27-11-2013 Time: 01:11:27:pm
Government is to withdraw security officials from all mining concessions across the country by Saturday November 30, Joy News has learnt.
It is not clear why the action is being considered. Soldiers and other security officers are guiding the mining concessions as part of government’s efforts to deal with the activities of galamsey operators and foreigners, who are illegally engaged in small scale mining in parts of the country.
JOY NEWS sources say the directive has been communicated to the security officers and barring any last minute change in plan, they will leave the concessions by Saturday.