The new Juaben north municipal Assembly organized a meeting with the traditional leaders in the municipality at Assembly hall.
The Forum was held on the discussions on ownership of land disputes between chief of Kukurantumi and the New Juaben people in Akwadum, Asokore, Suhyen, Effiduase and Oyoko and its surroundings.
Madam Comfort Asante in her address stated clearly that these meeting was to find a peaceful solutions and to bring on board documents and issues going on at grounds to the Assembly for onwards submission to the Attorney general office for redress at the court because it is a threating issue to the security of the Municipality and the constituency at large, which if action is not taken now ,it will be a problem.
The Municipal Police commander DSP Samuel Acolatso Young Yao in his presentation said from their investigations that chief of Kukurantumi have given portions of lands at Akwadum and its environs to the Fulani men and some to Estate developers which leads to people always complaining of land guards removing their pillars which have become a security threat in the municipality.
The chief of Jumapo, Obrempong Kwame Oppong Owusu III agree with the Authority of the Assembly with the great concern about the situation in their towns and support the Assembly idear to have a lasting solution to these behavior of the chief of the Kukurantumi to order , which is gradually bringing insecurity to their communities .
He said the chief of Kukurantumi have install Odikro at part of their town in which is causing a treat in their towns and therefore wish after the Assembly decision the Paramount chief for the whole New Juaben Traditional area, Nana Kwaku Boateng III should be informed as our Paramount chief .
The Akwadum chief , Nana Osei Owusu Agyare II,contributed to the issue of the so called land guard on the land which if care is not taken immediately it will bring a big trouble to our communities and therefore we gathered here should rise behind the Assembly and give them all the necessary support such as documents showing that government have bought it outright from the Akyemes and also other grievances going on with evidence to the Assembly for onward submission to the attorney general office for proper legal actions to be taken.
The Queen mother for Suhyen, Nana Amoanimah Kukudrufour said effort has been done to stop the Kukurantumi chief but all to no avail and therefore support the Assembly attention on these matter at hand which concern our security .
Other matters was raised concerning cemeteries taking over by the Assembly to control and also some projects such as road constructions, Jumapo police station building and other projects, that the chiefs in the communities are not sometimes not aware before the contractors come to site.
Present were the municipal coordinating director,Mr Ahaji Tijani, municipal finance officer, and municipal environmental officer Mr Darku Daniel
Municipal Information Officer.