Ghana Discovers Iron Ore In Oti Region
The Ghana Geological Survey Authority has led the discovery of the large quantities of Iron ore deposits.
The iron ore is 55.22 weight percent (fe) and of a higher grade.
Mr Jinapor at a meeting with the chiefs and people of Akokrowa on Tuesday (December 14, 2021) said the government will ensure that the commodity found in the area benefits the people.
He said government is determined to provide value addition to its raw commodity and would ensure that the Ghana Intergrated Iron and Steel Development work closely with the GGSA and the community to ensure that full value chain is retained in the region and the country.
He maintained that the exploration and the business of the Iron will create jobs and wealth for the people of Oti and the country in general.
He described the discovery of the iron ore in commercial quantities as ”good news” and urged the chiefs and people to work in harmony to drive development to the area.
The Omanhene of the Apesokubi Traditional Area, Okogyeaman Koram II, expressed the readiness of his people to make the project a success.