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Bawumia commends Amewu on galamsey fight

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Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has commended the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, for the efforts employed in the fight against illegal mining, popularly called galamsey.

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has commended the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, for the efforts employed in the fight against illegal mining, popularly called galamsey.

He described him as a gem for his home region, Volta.

“John Peter Amewu is a gem, a gem of the Gbi state, he is a gem for the Volta Region and a gem of Ghana as a whole,” the vice president said.

The Vice President was addressing a gathering as a Special Guest at a ceremony held by the Gbi Traditional Area under the auspices of the Paramount Chief Togbega Gabusu, to honour John Peter Amewu on his ministerial appointment.

“The work that Peter Amewu is doing with Nana Akufo-Addo and the government is the work that you voted for Nana to do. So we ask the people of the Gbi State and the people of Ghana as a whole to continue praying for Nana Akufo-Addo and the government because we are going to do great things for this country,” the Vice President said.

He added: “The creation of this new economy that we have embarked on cannot be possible without the support of John Peter Amewu and the work he is doing and is going to do in the Ministry of Lands and Natural resources.”

For his part, Togbega Gabusu commended John Peter Amewu for his hard work, and encouraged other natives of the land to emulate him.