In Ghana, cocoa has been one of the major produce for foreign exchange earnings. It is for this reason, the various heads of states fight hard to ensure its sustainability.
President Akuffo Addo in his efforts to protect our lands, water bodies and the forest reserves, has endured that illegal mining activities are ceased.
But the narration over the past years has been different as we keep witnessing illegal mining popularly knows as Galamsey across the country.
Nana Yaw Attakora Amaniampong Nkosuohene of Nsuaem No2 who double as three (3) term NPP former chairman in the Bosome-freho constituency, A farmer who had his cocoa farm destroyed by illegal miners in the Bosome-freho is currently crying for help.
Nana Yaw Attakora Amaniampong who resides at Nsuaem No2 said his four (4) acre Cocoa Farm Situated at Danso in the said District was forcibly destroyed by illegal miners in the forcibly destroyed without his consent.
Revealing the sad side of his ordeal, Nana Yaw Attakora farmer said, after illegal miners destroying his cocoa farm which had been the only source of his livelihood for him and his family, has refused to compensate him.
Nana Yaw Attakora Amaniampong said, the illegal miners has really caused destruction to his life.
He is therefore pleading with President Akuffo Addo, Ashanti regional minister Hon Simon Osei Mensah, Local government minister Hon Dan kwaku Botwe to come to his rescue since all efforts to get the illegal miners do the needful has proved futile.
Accusing to the district chief executive of Bosome freho Hon Adu Amoateng for interfering the work of Police service on the matter which is reported to the police command.
“All hopes are lost. They’ve virtually prevented me and my family from eating.
He is therefore appealing to the president and all other stakeholders to come to his aid since the situation was badly affecting him.
By Simon Opoku Afriyie