Residents of Abonko demand compensation after dynamite blasting destroys properties

Residents of Abonko demand compensation after dynamite blasting destroys properties

Some Ghanaians living in Abonko in the Mfanstiman Constituency of the Central Region have lamented that they are reeling under the negative impact of dynamite blasting by Q3 company limited of the MC Dan group of companies.

The residents also raised concern over the company not being able to employ their youth in the quarrying mining on the Land.

According to them, ever since the stone mining began, the MC Dan group of companies management has failed to come to their aid as part of their cooperate social responsibility

They pleaded with the management of the MC Dan group of companies and the government to call the workers to order before they will be compelled to legitimately halt ongoing mining in the communities.

Several buildings within the catchment area have suffered structural defects after Q3 company limited undertook the blasting of rocks

Some of the affected residents complained to METRO NEWS reporter Isaac Dazdzie, that the atmosphere is sometimes polluted and taking in Oxygen is unbearable due to the quarry dust.

For his part, Hon Kwame Nketsia Koomson, the Assembly member in the community said several complaints have been sent to the Mfanstiman Municipal Chief Executive Hon Ike Lord Enu and the youth have planned to organize a demonstration against the Q3 company limited.

Meanwhile, the Omanhene of Abonko Divisional Chiefs Council. Nana Takyi VIII has threatened legal action against the Q3 company if as early as possible they don’t compensate and renovate the cracked buildings within two weeks in his community.


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