BIRIM S:Chief Suggests policy on land acquisition
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Okotwasuo Kantamanto Oworie Agyekum III, the Omanhene of Bosome in the Birim South has suggested the formulation of policy or guideline on land acquisition and ownership to help redeem litigation.
He expressed regrets at the negative effect of land litigation on development and some cases, conflict, come out from it and was of the view that policy in that regard will reduce the menace.
The chief made the suggestion the Eastern Regional Minister paid homage to him at his palace at Bosome on a familiarization tour of the Birim South District.
According to him, the Bosome Traditional Council has initiated the programme to this effect and for time now there has been sanity in land activity resolving in peaceful atmosphere devoid of conflict.
Nana Agyekum suggested also that in the spirit of ensuring peaceful atmosphere across the country, government should find a way of rewarding Traditional Councils that have worked towards promoting that usually emanate from chieftaincy and land issues.
The reward he said may be in the form of improved socio-economic infrastructure for traditional areas.
Eastern Regional Minister, Victor Smith lauded the suggestion of the chief and promise to table it before the appropriate authorities for deliberation and possible adoption.
He also commended for how far they have move in bringing sanity in land acquisition and ownership which remains a major stack to conflict.