Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Charles Cromwell Nanabayin Onuawonto Bissue, has announced that he has stepped aside from his position.

According to him, the decision is to enable smooth investigations into the allegations leveled against him.

In a statement, the Presidential Staffer stated at the very outset that he has never engaged in any acts of corruption as labeled him in the latest documentary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas' Tiger Eye PI titled "Galamsey Fraud".

He assured the general public, that he is prepared to avail himself at all times to the investigation process. He was however optimistic that at the end of it all, he would be exonerated and have his good name preserved.

Below is the full statement: