The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, says a taskforce put together by government has formulated a robust earthquake preparedness strategy for the country.
According to him, the current strategy has been extensively examined and is fit for purpose.
Briefing the press on February 28, 2023, the Lands Minister assured that the government is working around the clock to ensure that the country is able to withstand such natural disasters if they occur.
“Government has put in place a taskforce chaired by the Minister of Interior [Ambrose Dery]. They have done tremendous work, and they have done a whole lot of work on Ghana’s earthquake preparedness strategy. And it’s been to Cabinet several times, it’s been examined and interrogated many times. Indeed, we now have an earthquake preparedness strategy which I believe is fit for a purpose.
He added, “a statement was even made in Parliament to …