CDS satisfied with activities of Anti Galamsey Taskforce in Eastern region
| Updated Aug 23, 2017 at 11:00am
Chief of the Defence Staff, General Obed Akwa has visited the Operation Vanguard Task Force at Osino in the Eastern Region.
Addressing the media at the site, Lt Gen. Akwa expressed his satisfaction with the progress and operations of the Task Force.
He noted that their morale, determination and enthusiasm towards the achievement of the task given by President Akufo-Addo is commendable.
He assured the public that, the task force will maintain its focus by dominating the areas assigned to halt illegal mining.
He reiterated the need for the restoration of water bodies and land sites through the abolition of galamsey operations.
The CDS also appealed to the public especially those within the mining areas to help in the fight to stop galamsey activities.