According to reports, the miners have formed the task force to protect their interest as the national anti-galamsey taskforce raid mining communities to stop illegal mining.
There are fears that the taskforce will clash with the operation vanguard task force which has the backing of government.
Speaking to Ultimate News’ Eastern regional Correspondent Kojo Ansah on the matter, the Eastern Regional Minister Eric Darfour called for the disbandment of the rival task force to the government’s.
“This is illegal…Taskforce for miners…small miners or galamseyers can be bring altercations,” he said.
By: Ghana/Ultimatefmonline.com/106.9FM/Kojo Ansah