Yanta Landowners in Wafi Golpu Mine area want separate Mine Agreement

Landowners from Yanta in the Wafi Golpu Mine area yesterday called on the Government to separate the Mine agreement for the Landowners. The ownership dispute among various groups has been ongoing since the 1980s that resulted in many landowner groups.

The Executive Director of Yanta Investment Limited, Tom Bukwa said a National court decision in 1985 revealed that Yanta and Hengabu are the Principal Landowners of the Wafi Golpu Mine. Yanta’s Executive Director, Tom Bukwa said the government should separate the mine agreement for the principal landowners and the impacted mine areas