The Palace of Breman Essiam has debunked rumors that it has granted a permit to a certain Company to exploit lithium in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam district notably Breman Essiam.
The Palace in a statement disclosed that though Essiam has been captured on the operational map of the lithium Company but the Palace is not privy to the report of the recently executed exploration in some parts of the town.
The part of the statement reiterated that ,absolutely no core mining of lithium has commenced in Essiam or any part of Essiam lands and no official discussion has taken place with the minerals commission or any party involved has been done.
This affirms the commitment of Essiaman to ensuring that the exploitation of the supposed lithium are done in a way that accords with the interest of the indigenes.
It further assured it’s citizens of fair deals , adding that it welcomes any business operations that will open an avenue for job opportunities and business to thrive.
It stated that the Palace is in the spirit of transparency, anchored on integrity and trust for the benefit of the Essiam Town folks who are the true owners of the resources.
Read below the full statement
In the matters of the lithium deposits in Esiam
The Palace of Breman Esiam Traditional Area is aware of an exploration exercise currently ongoing in the entire district of Ajumako Enyan Esiam, including our beloved Breman Esiam.
It is also aware that Esiam has been captured on the operational map of the lithium company.
However, the Palace is not privy to the report of the recently executed exploration in some parts of Esiam.
It emphasizes that currently, no core mining of lithium has started in Esiam or any part of Esiam lands.
Also, no official discussion whatsoever with minerals commission or any party involved has been done.
The Palace assures its citizens of fair deals and welcomes any business operations that will open up the area for jobs and cash for its people.
The Palace is patiently waiting for the reports of the exploration exercise and further directions in this regard.
Apparently, the Palace will not keep its citizens and very important stakeholders in the dark about discussions on these matters.
Ebusuapanyin Kobina Mbir
Hon Bright Abekah-Mensah)
for and onbehalf of Odeefuo Afankwa III, Omanhene.
By Lawrence Odoom