Soldiers have been deployed to remove all persons engaged in mining in water bodies in Ghana.
The operation, which was ordered by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo started on Wednesday morning, April 28, 2021, at 6 am.
A total of 200 officers of the Ghana Armed Forces are involved in the operation.
The soldiers are to remove all persons and logistics involved in mining from Ghanaâ€™s water bodies.
The operation has started on River Pra in the Central and Western regions.
The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah revealed this in a press statement dated April 28, 2021, signed and issued on Wednesday.
The said the Ministry of Defence and the Ghana Armed forces will provide a detailed brief of developments and sustainability efforts at 12pm on Friday, April 30, 2021.