The Nii Boiman Landlords and Landladies Regularization Association in the Okaikoi North Municipality have expressed concern over the constant attacks by armed robbers.
According to them, residents are living in fear as the situation is becoming unbearable.
They made this assertion during their general meeting at Nii Boiman, a suburb of Accra.
The regularization Association covered the whole sports complex land government compulsory acquired land, Nii Boiman to Ofankor, Asofa, Sowutum, parts of Awoshie and Kwashiebu, Fish Pond, South Petroleum, Chantan, Six to Six, Alhaji, Isreal, Nii Oworsika, Yellow House, among others.
Speaking at the gathering, the Public Relations Officer for the Association and Dzaasetse of Nii Boiman, Nii Ayi Mensah, said the Lands Commission had noted that the areas were numerous to the extent that it will be very laborious and time consuming for all property owners to appear at their office to regularize their land documents.
In view of that, they decided to bring the various suburbs together to form the Landlords Association to make the regularization process easier for the Commission.
He said for over 20 years they had been trying to register the lands purchased from the chiefs, but were always informed by the Lands Commission that it was impossible to do so because the government had acquired the lands for a proposed Olympic Village Complex.
According to Nii Ayi, after failing for a long to develop the Olympic complex, they saw it necessary as property owners to appeal to the government to reverse the decree which acquired the lands.
He added that after a series of correspondence between them and the government their efforts had yielded results.
Nii Ayi Mensah I, noted that the time limit the land owners gave to the Association had expired and urged them to renew their documents.
Nii Ayi Mensah entreated members who have registered with the Association to call at the office of the Land Commission for assistance.
The Divisional Crime Officer of Tesano Police Commander, DSP Moses Naa Kolgo-Agbegne, cautioned Ghanaians to be security conscious to protect their community from armed robbers.
He also urged Ghanaians to report suspicious activities around their environments to the Security Agencies to ensure the safety of the citizenry.
DSP Naa Kolgo-Agbegne admonished the public to have faith in the various security agencies across the country.
“I am asking the public to have faith in the security services, comply with the law, stay away from violence and give information to these agencies to ensure that the country is safe and peaceful”.
The Member of Parliament for Okaikoi North, Fuseini Issah, reiterated that the government one million dollar allocated to each constituency is ready adding that the Office of the MP, Municipal Assembly and the traditional authorities will meet to discuss what will benefit the community to the money to be put in good use.
He added that his Office is working on some roads and streetlights that will be asphalt very soon.
By: Paul Mamattah