The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources through the Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission is investigating circumstances leading to the accident involving the transportation of explosives at Apiate a community near Bogoso in the Western Region on Thursday, 20th January, 2022.
This is inline with the Minerals and Mining(Explosives)Regulations, 2012 (L.I.2177).
The investigation will among others help govt to determine whether the regulations covering transportation of explosives were complied with and also what led to the unfortunate tragedy.
Govt is determined as indicated by the President of the Republic Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to assist a ” Return to a situation of normalcy for residents”. as quickly as practicable.
Source : PR UNIT- MLNR.