Lands Ministry restructuring Minerals Commission to improve efficiency

Deputy Minister for the Lands and Natural Resources, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi says her outfit is restructuring the Minerals Commission to increase its footprints in the Districts and Regions.

According to her district mining officers should up their game  especially since the ban on small scale mining has been lifted.

Barbara Oteng – Gyasi said this when she met staff of the Minerals Commission on  Thursday on behalf of the sector Minister.

She said district mining officers should also cooperate with the various Assemblies in all mining related matters, to enable Ghanaians see the positive change in the small scale mining sector.

The Deputy Minister also reiterated the Ministry’s determination to effect some changes at the Commission to, among other things, help refresh and make the Commission more efficient.

She added that the restructuring exercise is not a victimization drive and implored staff to be ready to work in any role assigned to them.

Barbara Oteng Gyasi again took the opportunity to wish all the staff a fruitful year in 2019.

On his part, Deputy Minister Benito Owusu Bio stressed that nobody is being victimized by the Ministry.

He mentioned that the restructuring exercise which will see a number of staff being transferred to either the Ministry and Agencies under it and or regions.

This he believes will push staff to work harder in order for them to be seen as best Ministry next year.

The Board Chairman of the Minerals Commission S.K Boafo called on staff to work hard saying” you must work for Ghana, you are part of the system and not NDC and NPP. In 2017 we were adjudged the Best Ministry and we can do it again”.

He entreated staff to always strive to do their work for the betterment of all. “Your good work will follow you whereever you go”, he concluded.

By: |Ghana

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