Our company pays “big money” – Says Mining company whose 8 excavators were burnt in a raid by the anti-galamsey task force.
The 8 excavators burnt were part of about 20 machines that have been destroyed in the operation by the ant-galamsey task force in two weeks.
The National women’s organiser of the New Patriotic Party(NPP), Kate Gyamfua is said to be an owner of the excavators.
The company ,Xtra Gold limited issued a press statement to address matter which also came with some documents to back their legality.
An excerpt of the statement read;
We have been operating since 2006 and every one including the military know we are a legal mining company
The government’s directive was to burn the equipment of illegal miners not legal mining companies.
These unlawful actions “are a clear violation of the rule of law”
Our company pays “big money” royalties. taxes. stool land fees, social responsibility and employ hundreds of local workers. At the same time that we are paying all these “huge” taxes, the military is burning millions of dollars of our mining equipment.
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