Scores of social media users have reacted to President Akufo-Addo’s latest comments about the deportation of ‘galamsey’ kingpin, Aisha Huang.

Speaking on Ho-based Stone City Radio on Monday, he said he is not sure whether Ms. Huang was deported or fled the country.

“I’m not still sure whether she was in fact deported. Or whether she fled the country the first time and has now come back. There still seems to be some uncertainty about it.

“But whichever way it is, she’s become the sort of nickname for all that galamsey represents”, Akufo-Addo said.

Following these remarks, some citizens have questioned the President’s handling of national security briefings and other vital pieces of information.

According to the critics, it is ‘unfortunate’ for the President to be in the dark about the movements of a woman who is perceived to be key in illegal mining activities in Ghana.

Through posts on both Facebook and Twitter, the critics therefore urged the President to update himself on efforts regarding the fight against illegal mining.

In an excerpt of the interview where Akufo-Addo spoke about his uncertainty on Aisha Huang deportation, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, appeared visibly alarmed by the President’s remarks.

This has also been widely criticised by some Ghanaians.

Meanwhile, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the President’s comments were not in bad taste.

According to the Ofoase-Ayirebi MP, “the reason for the President’s comments is that, there is a difference between deportation and repatriation”.

In a related development, the Attorney-General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has expressed his resolve to prosecute notorious ‘galamsey’ poster girl, Aisha Huang for her past and recent crimes.

He says his outfit will deal swiftly with the issue and bring Aisha and her collaborators to book.

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