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Keep off State lands in your own interest-Deputy Minister

Accra, July 12, GNA-Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Tuesday issued warned persons and institutions und...

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Accra, July 12, GNA-Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Tuesday.

July 12, GNA-Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Tuesday issued.

12, GNA-Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Tuesday issued warned.



Every person or institution that wants a piece of land for development must.

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Every person or institution that wants a piece of land for development must first.

/> Every person or institution that wants a piece of land for development must first conduct.

person or institution that wants a piece of land for development must first conduct a.



At a news conference in Accra to address Mpehuasem land issues, Mr Owusu-Bio.

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At a news conference in Accra to address Mpehuasem land issues, Mr Owusu-Bio said.

/> At a news conference in Accra to address Mpehuasem land issues, Mr Owusu-Bio said the.

a news conference in Accra to address Mpehuasem land issues, Mr Owusu-Bio said the Lands.



"This impunity of occupation of State lands must stop," he emphasised.



In recent times, there have been disturbances at Mpehuasem in East Legon of.

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In recent times, there have been disturbances at Mpehuasem in East Legon of the.

/> In recent times, there have been disturbances at Mpehuasem in East Legon of the Greater.



The Lands Commission subsequently accused Dr Joseph Kobina Essibu, the Proprietor of Ideal.

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The Lands Commission subsequently accused Dr Joseph Kobina Essibu, the Proprietor of Ideal College,.



Mr Owusu-Bio said the Ministry had constituted a 10-member team working to secure.

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Mr Owusu-Bio said the Ministry had constituted a 10-member team working to secure the.

/> Mr Owusu-Bio said the Ministry had constituted a 10-member team working to secure the Ramsar.



"It must be stated that the Land Act, 2020 (Act 1036), section 236.

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"It must be stated that the Land Act, 2020 (Act 1036), section 236 frowns.



The Lands Commission as the managers of public/state lands under the 1992 constitution.

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The Lands Commission as the managers of public/state lands under the 1992 constitution under.

/> The Lands Commission as the managers of public/state lands under the 1992 constitution under section.



Meanwhile, Mr James E.

Dadson, the Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission, gave an overview of the origin of.

the Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission, gave an overview of the origin of the.

Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission, gave an overview of the origin of the Mpehuasem.



He said the Government by an Executive Instrument (E.I.

72) of 1974, compulsorily acquired an approximately 225.18 acres for Accra Training College at Labadi.

of 1974, compulsorily acquired an approximately 225.18 acres for Accra Training College at Labadi (now.



This follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the Government signed with the.



This follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the Government signed with the pre-acquisition.



The Government, in lieu of compensation, released 114.055 acres to the owners and.

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The Government, in lieu of compensation, released 114.055 acres to the owners and retained.

Thus, E.I.

72 has been revoked by Executive Instrument (E.I.

16) of 2009, Mr Dadson explained.



In view of that, he said, the Accra Training College fenced off and.

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In view of that, he said, the Accra Training College fenced off and occupied.



However, over the years, some unknown persons resorted to alienating and developing part.

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However, over the years, some unknown persons resorted to alienating and developing part of.



"The Lands Commission conducted drone surveys of the area to ascertain the level.

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"The Lands Commission conducted drone surveys of the area to ascertain the level of.

/> "The Lands Commission conducted drone surveys of the area to ascertain the level of development.



"This was to ensure orderly development of the area for conducive habitation.

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"This was to ensure orderly development of the area for conducive habitation for.

/> "This was to ensure orderly development of the area for conducive habitation for academic.



He said the survey revealed that the enclave was developing, and a larger.

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He said the survey revealed that the enclave was developing, and a larger part.



The local plan, he explained zoned the Government area outside the Accra Training.

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The local plan, he explained zoned the Government area outside the Accra Training College.

/> The local plan, he explained zoned the Government area outside the Accra Training College measuring.



Mr Dadson stated that the local plan was approved on 22nd June,.



Mr Dadson stated that the local plan was approved on 22nd June, 2021.



Therefore, the Commission, under the auspices of the Lands Ministry, contracted Messers Aynok.

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Therefore, the Commission, under the auspices of the Lands Ministry, contracted Messers Aynok Holdings.

/> Therefore, the Commission, under the auspices of the Lands Ministry, contracted Messers Aynok Holdings Limited.



"The Commission has given several notices since 2010 to persons engaged in these.

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"The Commission has given several notices since 2010 to persons engaged in these encroachments.

The last being a Press Release on 16th April, 2022 and Public Notice of demolition.

last being a Press Release on 16th April, 2022 and Public Notice of demolition posted.



Mr Dadson stated that the Commission was acting under Section 236 of the.

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Mr Dadson stated that the Commission was acting under Section 236 of the Land.



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