Newmont Goldcorp Ghana’s Akyem Mine gave Birim North District Security Council (DISEC) a Toyota Hilux truck to increase patrols on major roads linking New Abirem to other major towns where armed robbery had been rampant. This was the third in a series of recent donations of vehicles to DISEC to enhance its work.

Senior Manager for Sustainability and External Relations at Newmont Goldcorp’s Akyem Mine, Mr. Felix Apoh observed that the district needed peace and security to develop to its full potential. He believed supporting peace and security was not only right but also critical to the company’s b business and its quest to create sustainable economic development in the company’s host communities.”

Birim North District Chief Executive Mr. Nana Raymond Damptey commended the Akyem Mine for fulfilling its promise to support DISEC’s security efforts. Mr. Apoh said the kind gesture builds upon and reflect Newmont’s proven commitment to its safety value and ensuring security in its operational areas.