Galamsey report: Oppong-Nkrumah is a fine and decent gentleman — Jinapor defends

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has not attempted to sabotage Professor Frimpong-Boateng while serving as Chairman of the now-defunct Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor has said.

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah with Abu Jinapor

A 37-page report authored by Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng accused the Ofoase-Ayirebi MP of holding a secret meeting with journalists to destroy him.

Oppong-Nkrumah described the allegations as completely false adding that despite being utterly disappointed by the claims he forgives the Prof. Frimpong-Boateng.

Jinapor in an interview with Accra-based Citi FM defended Oppong-Nkrumah against allegations that he attempted to sabotage Professor Frimpong-Boateng and described him as a fine and decent gentleman.


He said "I know the Information Minister to be a gentleman of honour, I will never in my wildest of imagination come to the suspicion that the Information Minister will engage in such an act.

"He is a fine and decent gentleman who does his business with a lot of integrity and candour."

However, Oppong-Nkrumah has expressed his "utterly disappointment" in Professor Frimpong-Boateng for accusing him in a damning report on galamsey.


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