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Osu Stool Claim Land Ownership Of Bulldozed Nigerian High Commission Property, Warn Trespassers To Stay Off

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The Osu Traditional Council has claimed to own the parcel of land on which the destroyed Nigerian High Commission property was structured.

According to the Osu Stool, owner of the demolished property trespassed and all efforts to get him to stay away proved futile.

In a statement released by the Osu Stool, it has title to the parcel of land in question, which, it noted, is separate from that which is currently being occupied by the Nigerian High Commission.

According to the statement, due to the respect the stool has for foreign missions, it tried severally to inform the unidentified trespasser, however, nothing came out of it.

The statement noted that “lands that fall within the entire Osu Mantse layout are not state lands but part of the Osu Paramount Stool Lands. As such, it is only the Stool that has the mandate to grant leases, be it expired or otherwise,” adding: “Forceful acquisition of these lands by trespassers who hide behind foreign offices and political influence” must stop.

Read Full statement below:

TRESPASSING ON THE PARCEL OF LAND BELONGING TO THE OSU STOOL

The Paramount Chief of the Osu Traditional Area and the President of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI wishes to make known to the general public that all that piece of land in extent 0.046 hectare (approximately 1.14 acres) more or less being GLPIN GA48906150010 Block 1 Section 019 situate at West Ridge in the Greater Accra Region of the Republic of Ghana belonging to Osu Stool has been trespassed upon. The said parcel of land and the entire Osu Mantse layout is not State Land but is a part of Osu Paramount Stool land and as such it is only the Stool that has the mandate to grant leases, be it expired or otherwise.

As such, the following should be noted:

• On 20th June, 2020 an article published by Joy Online claiming that armed men had demolished structure belonging to the Nigerian High Commission is wrong and has no justification.

• The said parcel of land is separate from that which is currently being occupied by the Nigerian High Commission

• It came to the attention of the Osu Stool that the original building on the parcel of land was demolished and, in its place, a new structure was being erected.

• Osu Stool was informed that the structure was being erected by a Nigerian business person with the aid of the Nigerian High Commission and was forcibly trying to take over the said parcel of land.

• The Osu Stool was also informed that the structure is planned entertainment complex to be used as an events center for commercial purposes and is not a block of flats as has been purported in the reportage.

• The Stool has a high level of respect for foreign missions and has therefore on several occasions verbally informed the unidentified trespasser of the ownership status of the land through the security personnel resident on the parcel of land.

• The Stool has subsequently sent messages inviting the trespasser for a discussion on the ownership of the land.

• There has till date been no response or acknowledgement in response to the stool’s invitation nor has the trespasser proceeded to submit any documentation of permission upon which it demolished the original structure on the land and proceeded to erect a new structure.

• The trespasser has openly and with impunity disrespected the paramount Chief of the Osu Traditional Area, Stool Lands Authority and the Traditional Council of Elders by its attendant behaviour.

• Authorities including officials from the Lands Commission, the Cantonments Police and Police Headquarters have invited the trespassers to produce documentation for the parcel of land.

• The intention of the trespasser is to forcibly take over land under the cover of diplomatic mission from the stool land without redress and without the permission of the traditional authority and its council of elders.

• It is known by the Osu Stool that the trespasser till date does not hold it its possession any documentation on the parcel land.

• The Osu Stool remains the owner of the said parcel of land and wishes to notify the general public that all other intended users of the property must first seek the permission of the stool.

• The stool informs the general public that there has never been a purchase of any parcel of land from it by the foreign office of the Nigerian High Commission.

• The Lands Commission has confirmed that the High Commission did not purchase the parcel of land from them.

• This is the second attempt to forcibly take over land that belongs to Osu Stool by unknown persons acting under the political influence of the Nigerian High Commission.

The Osu Stool, therefore, wishes to inform the General Public and all concerned that lands that fall within the entire Osu Mantse layout is not State Land but is a part of Osu Paramount Stool Lands. As such it is only the Stool that has the mandate to grant leases be it expired or otherwise. Forceful acquisition of these lands by trespassers who hide behind foreign offices and political influence should desist from doing so.

We entreat the media to be extremely cautious in their reportage and not to relay any messages of this sort with no research evidence or support documentation, relating to the confirmation of ownership of Osu Stool Lands.

Thank you.

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI

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Policeman Found Dead In His Room At Jubilee House Barracks

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A policeman was found dead in his room at the Flagstaff House police barracks on Friday morning.

Inspector Emmanuel Kofi Nunekpeku was found dead lying in a prone position on his bed at about 10:25am.

Graphic Online gathers that it was the wife, who is also a police personnel who discovered the husband’s body in the room at Block E, Room 35.

The wife, Sergeant Faustina Nunekpeku of the Police Hospital Public Relations Department reportedly visited the husband and found him dead in bed.

Accompanied by another police officer, they reported the incident at the Cantonments police station.

The police visited the scene of the incident and inspected the body.

No marks of assault were detected to suggest any foul play Graphic Online gathers.

The body has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Source: GraphicOnline

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Popular Asante Nationalist Threatens To Storm Bantama Lighthouse Chapel And Show Action Over Founder’s Attack On Asantehene

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Popular Asante Nationalist, Kwabena Nsafoa has threatened to storm the premises of the Bantama branch of Lighthouse Chapel today, Sunday.

This is after a secret recording went viral which captured founder and leader of the Lighthouse Chapel, Bishop Dag Heward Mills describing the Asante Monarch as useless.

In the said recording, Bishop Dag Heward Mills flayed the Asantehene especially and other African kings for not doing anything tangible for their people.

He accused the Asantehene and other African monarchs of only celebrating funerals and festivals and having multiple sexual partners.

Since the audio went viral, many have expressed disappointment in the Bishop for the words he used on the Asantehene.

However, Kwabena Nsafoa, a very popular and controversial individual on social media when it comes to Asante affairs has threatened to storm Lighthouse Bantama today.

Though he didn’t really state his intentions, it appears he intends to disrupt church service today.

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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If Others Were Flying Buttocks Without Bathroom, Why Can’t Someone Fly Bathroom Without Buttocks? Atubiga Asks

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Former member of the NDC Communications Team, Stephen Atubiga has made a sarcastic comment, which appears to be aimed at the NDC.

Atubiga, who resigned from the NDC last month, has accused the leaders of the Party of putting their love for buttocks above the interest of the NDC.

Atubiga claimed that in the last election Campaign, instead of selling their candidate for victory, Party leaders were chasing women.

Though he has failed to mention any names yet, he has made these Claims on almost every platform he has visited.

Now, as the discussion among the country has shifted to President Akufo-Addo’s hiring of a private jet for official trips, Atubiga has once again sought to attack his former party in a sarcastic post he made on Facebook.

See his post below….

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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