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Community leaders distance themselves from statements alleging they seek to file claims against Aureus mine for failure to complete construction of houses for relocations

"Citizens Of Kinjor And Larjor Communities React To Lawsuit Against Aureus Mining", 25 April 27

Citizens including chiefs, elders, youth groups and Imam of the affected communities of Kinjor and Larjor in Grand Cape County have sharply reacted to recent statement in the media and attributed to Ms. Elizabeth ‘Ma Pai’ Fahnbulleh asking Green Advocates International to help institute a lawsuit against Aureus Mining...We the project affected communities of Kinjor-Larjor, representing the 322 family heads that voluntarily resettled in New Kinjor and Larjor in 2013, seek to be partners of choice with BMMC (formerly Aureus Mining) for developing mineral resources and helping to ensure that the companies’ investments in these resources enhance social and economic development locally and nationally, as an important part of accomplishing this goal...The purpose of this position statement is to reject and disassociate ourselves from recent statements attributed to Ms. Elizabeth “Ma Pai” Fahnbulleh...We, the residents and leaders of “Kinjor”, indisputably and categorically reject, denounce, and disassociate ourselves from the statements attributed to Ms. Elizabeth “Ma Pai” Fahnbulleh. The alleged statements are malicious, unfounded, baseless, and misleading. Moreover, the allegations are intended to undermine BMMC’s social and economic contributions to our community...

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