‘Gov’t has no interest taking over Manganese Company’


Lands and Organic Means Minister, Kwaku Asomah Kyeremeh has asked workers of the Ghana Manganese Company Limited to ignore rumours that the recent happenings at the corporation is section of government’s grand go of taking over the business.

Addressing the personnel on Tuesday following the resumption of its procedure immediately after the shutdown, Mr. Kyeremeh stated that, President Akufo-Adoo has no intention to own the enterprise hence, these frivolous comments amid the public have no real truth.

He also famous that there is no bring about for alarm for the reason that the govt is somewhat worried about obtaining an amicable resolution to the difficulties.

“There is a public notion that desires to be dispelled. Many others are saying the govt wanted to take around the corporation that is why it shut down. This is completely false. President Akufo-Addo and his family members have also not taken about Ghana Manganese Corporation. The Ministry is now pursuing to clear up the complications. All the stakeholders will occur jointly to discover the remedy.”

Workers of the Ghana Manganese Company, GMC, say govt acted in its own fascination by reopening the company.

The Branch Union Secretary of GMC, Mohammed Seeba, suggests personnel would have taken on the governing administration if it hadn’t created the u-switch.

The Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) resumed functions on Monday.

This was immediately after the federal government previously directed the enterprise to shut down above allegations of tax evasion and other infractions.

Main Working Officer of the business, Benjamin Atsu Quarshie in an job interview with Citi News said the organization will get the job done with the federal government to make sure that all issues are duly settled.

“Per the directive supplied by the Minister, we are resuming currently. We have had very good conversations with the federal government in particular the sector Minister and I believe that going forward, we are going to operate together to guarantee that the right things are finished. A committee has been established up to make sure that, the subject is brought to a closure.”

The firm has welcomed the government’s selection to allow for it to resume operations saying it is in the greatest interest of the state.

The corporation was shut down following allegations that it experienced shortchanged government to the tune of GHc1.94 billion in taxes and royalties as nicely as value manipulation involving 2010 and 2017.

The Chief Functioning Officer of GMC denied the promises stating a report from the Ghana Income Authority exonerates the firm.

Days afterwards, the Tarkwa-based firm was asked to resume functions after a crunch conference between the administration of the company and the Ministry of Lands and All-natural Assets.

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