Encroachers on the Prampram Vocational and Technical Institute Lands have been given ultimatum to vacate the area or face demolition soon.
This decision became necessary when the Deputy Minister for Local Government, Hon. Martin Adjei Mensah Korsah, the DCE for Ningo Prampram Hon Al-Latiff Tetteh Amanor and their entourage paid a working visit to the Vocational and Technical Institute to ascertain issues of the encroachment on Tuesday 28th June 2022.
The Deputy Minister was led to site by The District Chief Executive of the Ningo-Prampram District Assembly Hon. AL-Latiff Tetteh Amanor other officers were the District Engineer Mr. Justin Glover, District Director for Planning Mr. Aboagye, the Presiding Member of the Assembly Hon. Solomon Djangmah and some district officials.
The Headmistress of the Institute, Madam Felicia Maama Botchway briefing the team mentioned there has been series of court action against the Institute. She further informed that the land was given to the school in the 1960’s, according to her people have secured the land illegally which is a threat to the school and appealed to the Ministry and Assembly for intervention.
Hon. Mensah Korsah in a media engagement underlined serious encroachment issues at different locations along the land which is an illegality which cannot stand. “We owe it a duty to protect these lands that belong to the state. Government acquired it for a purpose so this school will serve the community” He added.
The District will make sure ALL Government Lands that have been encroached will be retrieved.
— Hon. Al-Latiff Tetteh Amanor, DCE
He said his duty was simple, that is to make sure that the government reclaim back its lost lands to the illegal developers. He therefore charged the DCE to write to all within the catchment area to halt all projects until there’s normalization.
Assembly is expected to halt further development, while letters are served the illegal developers, demolition done to claim back the land for the government.