[ 2012-06-01 ]
The E.B Tibboh and Mantse Ankrah families, Accra earlier this week served notices to individuals and institutions occupying those lands to quit.
Families claiming ownership of lands in Accra provide evidence to back claims
The two families claiming ownership of vast plot
of lands in Accra, E.B. Tibboh, and Mantse Ankrah
have provided documents acquired from the National
Archives to back their claims.
At a joint press conference held by the families
Friday, the families revealed that the land
belongs to them as they have traced the history of
lands Accra to the last 150 years.
According Joy FM’s Eric Ahianyo who was present at
the press conference, the two families lamented
the indigenes of Accra have been taken for granted
for a long time. They insisted that their actions
are not to instigate war but are for peace.
They added that much of the Accra lands have been
taken over by foreigners but their recent action
is to safeguard the little that is left for their
The two families indicated their willingness of
reporting themselves to police who have mounted a
search for them over their acts of defacing some
of the properties they are claiming ownership.
The spokesperson for the two families at the press
conference called on President Mills to invite the
Chairman of the Lands Commission, and the two
families to a meeting to address the issue in
order to prevent it from escalating.
The E.B Tibboh and Mantse Ankrah families, Accra
earlier this week served notices to individuals
and institutions occupying those lands to quit.
A certain William Nartey who has been acting on
behalf of the Tibboh Family is alleged to be
responsible for defacing various properties
situated in the areas the family is claiming
The message is in deep red ink and is warning the
public to keep off or produce documents to back
Source - MyjoyOnline
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