The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has promised to support the efforts of the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey in making the Greater Accra Region a better place and a true capital city.
Honorable Jinapor said he will throw his weight behind the Regional Minister to ensure they come to grips with the diverse issues pertaining to land administration in the region.
“I will support you in all forms and ways necessary;to make Accra and Ghana a better place for all of us”.Samuel Jinapor
He added that issues relating to land administration in Accra;which are more adverse than illegal mining with a lot of economic implications, are great matters of concern to his Excellency the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and therefore he is going to ensure that more attention is paid to it in that regard.
“It is here in Accra that we have some of the major issues. Land guard system,;multiple sale of lands, general acrimony and litigation relating to lands,;encroachment on lands and all these are matters of great concern;to the President and his instructions are very clear that we come to grips with these matters.”Samuel Jinapor
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On his part, the Greater Accra Regional Minister,;Honorable Henry Quartey, disclosed that the President will launch Operation Clean Your Frontage,;a program which will see to the adherence to cleanliness in various homes. The launch, he said,;will be on Friday, 22nd October, 2021 on the sidelines of the President’s tour of the Greater Accra Region later this week.
He further explained that the operation will see some good sensitization in the latter parts of the year to be followed by implementation in the early months of next year, 2022. He added that with regards to this operation and other programs to be embarked on by his council, some 3000 city response team members will be trained to help bring sanity and sanitation to the streets of Accra. Also
Among other good strides Mr. Quartey outlined,;he mentioned that the relocation of the Agbogbloshie market women has contributed immensely to Ghana coming out of the gutters of dirt. Also
In view of keeping a good name of Accra being a clean city, he employed the opportunity to request for 1000 – 1500 acres of land which he disclosed will be used to build an ultra-modern facility for the relocation of Abossay Okai spare parts dealers. He assured the Lands Minister of his outfits readiness to ensure that policies passed are well coordinated and implemented. Also
The Regional Minister also highly commended Mr. Jinapor,;describing him as a dynamic hard working Minister. He said the lands Minister has set good standards with his tour of the Regions so far and also praised him for the Green Ghana Initiative. Also
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