General News of Friday, 27 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comLands Ministry addresses Achimota Forest land issuesNii Owoo Family original owners of Achimota Forest landPortions of Achimota Forest land leased outJinapor asks Owoo family to produce names of people they gave Achimota Forest land toThe Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has written to the Nii Owoo family, requesting that they produce subleases and assignments of parts of the Achimota Forest lands they may have given out to any persons. According to the minister, this forms parts of efforts by his office to ensure that the issue of improper acquisition of public lands including the Achimota Forest land is adequately addressed. The letter according to the statement, also requests that the Nii Owoo Royal Family which the state bought the Achimota Forest lands from provides the names and addresses of “all beneficiary owners of any part of the land acquired in 1927”. It further indicated that the requested information will aid the minister take appropriate actions on the Achimota land. Below is the statement:The Achimota Forest Land has come under contention in the past weeks following news that parts of the forest reserve had been given out to the Nii Owoo Family.
Source: GhanaWeb May 27, 2022 18:54 UTC