Small-scale mining in Ghana should be banned, according to Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin.
The overlord of Akyem Abuakwa has ordered a one-year moratorium on all small-scale mining.
According to the Okyenhene, the one-year halt will allow the country to develop stronger mining policies.
In recent years, small-scale miners have turned to illicit methods in their mining operations.
These little fear miners have ruined some big water bodies.