Accra, Dec. 2, GNA –
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday begun a tour of the Greater
Accra Region to familiarize himself with the developments in its various
Metropolises, Municipalities and districts.
He began his
three-day tour with a durbar of Chiefs and People of Ga South and Weija Gbawe
in the Bortianor /Ngleshie /Amanfrom Constituency, where the local traditional
authorities appealed to him to intervene
and resolve the boundary dispute between
the Greater Accra and Central regions.
Nii Kwarshie Gborlor
IV, Ngleshie Amanfrom Mantse, told the President that the boundary dispute had
become a major challenge to land administration and title registration in the
Amanfrom catchment area.
He said in the past,
the Chiefs ad people knew the boundary between Accra and the Central region but
now no one seems to agree on one, a “situation which had become a headache
for the Chiefs” in the area.
The Amanfrom Mantse
appealed to the President to ensure that the boundary that existed between the
Greater Accra and Central regions in the past was respected for peace to
“I am confident
that you and your assigns will help bring a closure to this all important
matter, ” he said.
described the President’s visit to the area as “a show of love to the Ga
State”, commending the government for the development taking place across
He also lauded the
government for taking the bold step to clean up the banking sector, saying the
move had ensured a sound financial sector in the country.
“In the past,
inflation was on the rise, but because of the good policies implemented by the
President, he has been able to arrest the situation, ” he stated.
appealed to the President to address the
deplorable state of the roads in the area.
On his part,
President Akufo Addo indicated that he had taken notice of the request by the
Chiefs and people of the area to bring resolution to the boundary dispute
between the two regions.
He assured them that
he would initiate the process to have the matter resolved, saying, “My
administration will take a serious look at it and resolve the issue. It is an
issues that has prevailed for a long time and it needs to be resolved.”