Chiefs asked to help tackle land disputes

landMr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, the Volta Regional Minister, has appealed to traditional authorities to help end chieftaincy and land disputes in the region to ensure there was peace for development.

He said rifts over stool ownership and land boundaries were worrying and needed to be resolved in the interest of all.

Nii Afotey-Agbo said this in an address on his by behalf at the 20th installation anniversary celebration of Togbe Akplako Donor VI, Dufia of Agbagorme-Agave in the South-Tongu District at Agbagorme.

He said unity must be the hallmark of all chiefs and also advised them (chiefs) to respect individual and family land demarcations.

Mr Afotey-Agbo urged the sector players to pursue changes in line with changing world values to remain relevant to their people.

He congratulated Togbe Donor for the celebrations and his roles in development and asked all to support him.

The Minister advised parents to invest in their children and asked the youth to ensure discipline and brace up for their future goals.

Togbe Akplako Donor expressed happiness over development achievements such as the expansion in basic school infrastructure, enrolment and potable water and electric power extension to the community during his tenure.

Commending his people for their support, he described as elating the rising interest for higher education among the youth of the town.

Togbe Donor, a public servant, asked the people to invest proceeds from their farming activities in their children’s education.

Source: GNA

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