Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh Denies His Involvement In Galamsey

Former Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh has denied any involvement in illegal mining activities as it’s been speculated in a section of the media.

The former Minister’s denial of his involvement in illegal popularly called galamsey was through a press release and signed by his Lawyer Kwabena Asare Atuah from Henewaa Chambers and addressed to Ghanaweb.

Lawyer Atuah noted that his client’s attention was drawn to a story published by Ghanaweb and other platforms where it has been rumoured of his involvement in galamsey.

Lawyer Atuah stated that, “My client wants to state emphatically that he has never engaged in galamsey and owns no concession. There has not been any circumstance in which my client aided or enabled any entity or individual to engage in galamsey.”

He added that contrary to the allegation, his client was rather devoted to the fight against the galamsey menace when he was at the ministry.

Lawyer Atuah further urged the news portal to retract the story or face legal action from his client.

He urged journalists to crosscheck their information from the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources before they publish their stories.

“Finally, my client requests all and sundry, especially the media houses and journalists to verify any information regarding galamsey from the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources before publication.”

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