Ghana not enjoying full benefits from mining sector – Paramount chief

Expressing disappointment over the poor governance systems in the mining sector over the years, Paramount chief, Awulae Annor Adjaye III says “citizens have no idea how the resource and its revenues are being utilized.”

citing the case of the mining sector as an example, the traditional ruler said after mining gold and other minerals for years, the country has nothing to show for it and the host communities were rather worse off now.

“It is sad that the development we want in the country cannot be seen because of corruption, lack of transparency in the fiscal regime all over Africa,” he lamented.

He said laws are made but hardly implemented, a situation which he described as “worrying which something needs to be done about.”

“We make laws and we don’t implement them. We don’t even have individuals to track how our revenues are used,” he said.

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