Former Member of Parliament for Obuasi East, Edward Ennin has alleged that a DCE in some of the mining areas takes GH¢ 100,000 bribe a month to allow illegal miners to operate.
According to Edward Ennin, he is reliably informed that about 5 groups of illegal miners pay GH¢20,000 each to a particular DCE in one of the mining areas in order to fuel the activities of illegal miners in the area.
Speaking in an interview on Atinka FM, the former MP disclosed that he was also approached by these illegal miners during his time as MP.
“Every month about 5 groups of illegal miners pay GHS20,000 each to a DCE and so she takes over GHS 100,000 a month and allow these guys to operate illegally.These guys lookout for weak politicians and get them onto it.The Obuasi East DCE for instance is actively involved in galamsey and I have reported her several times” Edward Ennin disclosed.
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