In a candid and impassioned statement, Dr. Randy Abbey has voiced his concerns over the alleged shielding of the political class in the fight against illegal mining, commonly known as galamsey. The seasoned journalist and commentator emphasized that there is sufficient evidence pointing to the complicity of some politicians in perpetuating the environmental menace.
Addressing the media, Dr. Abbey stated, “It is disheartening to witness the shielding of political figures in the fight against galamsey. There exists compelling evidence that some individuals within the political class are complicit in the perpetuation of this destructive practice, yet they continue to escape accountability.”
Dr. Abbey called for a more robust and impartial approach to dealing with the issue, asserting that the fight against galamsey should be non-partisan and driven by a collective commitment to preserving the environment. His remarks have sparked renewed conversations on the need for transparency and accountability, particularly within political circles, to effectively combat illegal mining.
As the nation grapples with the environmental consequences of galamsey, Dr. Randy Abbey’s outspoken comments underscore the urgency of addressing the issue at its roots and ensuring that those involved, regardless of their political affiliations, are held accountable for their actions.
story filed by: Nana Kwaku Duah