Residents Petition Govt Over Squatter | General News



Residents of Malejor close to Oyibi within the Adentan Municipal Meeting of the Larger Accra Area have appealed to the federal government to take motion towards a squatter who has put up an unlawful construction within the space.

In accordance with the residents, the squatter has erected a kiosk on an entry path to the Valley View College.

“Pursuant to part 117 sub-section 1 of the Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, 2016 (Act 925), an individual shall not perform bodily improvement throughout the nation except the event is carried out in accordance with allow used below this Act”.

In a petition sighted by DAILY GUIDE and dated February 7, 2023, the residents stated the squatter, Emmanuel Quarcoo, claimed that portion of the land belonged to him and that he bought it from one George Ofori Quaye, who is meant to be a land guard within the area.

The petition was addressed to the Larger Accra Regional Minister and copied to 6 state establishments, together with the Ministry of Native Authorities, Decentralisation and Rural Improvement, the Ministry of Training, the Inside Ministry, the IGP, Southern Ghana Convention of SDA and Valley View College.

The residents stated Emmanuel Quarcoo had taken over the 15-to-100-foot route that had been purposely left by two Seventh-Day Adventist pastors through the college’s building to service the varsity campus, hospital, church, and neighbourhood members who wished to attend the varsity.

In accordance with the petition, the squatter claims the exit and entrance to the college belongs to him as he bought it for GH¢1,500.00 from one George Ofori Quaye who is claimed to be a land guard within the space.

The petition, signed by Mrs. Kate Anane with different fifteen signatories, said that “George Ofori says except a money quantity of GH¢50,000.00 is paid to them (George Ofori and Emmanuel Quarcoo), the squatter won’t transfer from there, not even any authority can take away him from the exit or entrance to the varsity.”

In accordance with the petitioners, not solely is the unlawful construction stopping the scholars in addition to the aged and the aged locally from having a easy and direct entry to the Valley View College and its hospital in case of emergency, which doesn’t solely serve the scholars however your complete neighborhood, however he threatened to make use of thugs from Nima to beat residents and shut the college if any try is made to eject him from the doorway to the varsity.

Madam Kate Anane, a resident within the space who shares an adjoining fence wall with the squatter, in an interview with the DAILY GUIDE stated one Michael Tawiah Amoah who claimed to be the District Planning Officer on the Adentan Municipal Meeting extorted an quantity of GH¢900 from her to eject the squatter and consequently assist him take away a pit latrine which was emanating stench within the neighborhood.

In accordance with her, all effort to achieve the stated Michael Tawiah Amoah presupposed to be the District Planning Officer has not been fruitful.

Following the petition letter to the Larger Accra Regional Minister and the Adentan Municipal Meeting on December 23, 2022 and February 9, 2023, the Larger Accra Regional Coordinating Council in a letter signed by Ms. Jemima Lomotey and issued February 16, 2023 and copied to the Municipal Chief Government of Adentan Municipal Meeting to take quick motion on the matter.

“Consequently, I’ve the directive of the Hon. Regional Minister to refer identical to you and kindly request you to take the mandatory motion to make sure the difficulty is addressed. You’re additionally to furnish this workplace with a report on motion taken,” a part of the letter learn.

DAILY GUIDE reporter who visited the positioning of the unlawful construction can verify that the construction has nonetheless not been eliminated even after the directive by the Larger Accra Regional Coordinating Council, because the residents proceed to attraction to authorities to take motion on the matter instantly.




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