The President of Republic Of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has commended Dr Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng for doing a yeoman’s job as the Chairman of Inter Ministerial Committee On Illegal Mining (IMCIM).
The President who was speaking to the chiefs and people of Bibiani during his campaign tour of the newly created Western North Region after confirming him also charged him to create more Community Mining for the youth.
He further lauded Prof Frimpong-Boateng for the good work done so far and enjoined the Committee to create more of the community mining for the teeming youth in the mining areas.
“Prof Frimpong-Boateng the Minister for Environment, Science and Chairman for IMCIM has told you, what they’ve done so far with the Community mining and are putting in plans to create more Community Mining for the youth” the President said.
The jubilant crowd couldn’t hide their joy with pronouncements of more Community Mining for the youth in that area since galamsey has been their works from time immemorial.
The IMCIM under the leadership of Prof. Frimpong-Boateng has commissioned several community mining projects across the country which has created thousands of jobs for the teeming youth.
It is in no surprise that the President commended the unique leadership qualities of the good Professor as far as the fight against galamsey and creation of community mining projects are concerned.