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Deal with chieftaincy disputes to assistance in group advancement – Bono Regional Minister

Bono Regional Minister, Evelyn Ama Kumi Richardson has appealed to the Regional House of Chiefs to get the job done towards bringing an close to the myriad of chieftaincy and land disputes in the previous Brong Ahafo Region.

The classic disputes, the minister reported, thwart the efforts of bringing developments to the people in the communities.

She made the enchantment at the maiden Brong Ahafo (Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo) Regional Household of Chiefs meeting for 2020, in Sunyani.

Bono Regional Minister, Evelyn Ama Kumi Richardson

The Dwelling carries on to work as Brong Ahafo Regional Property of Chiefs for the reason that the Legislative Instrument (LI) that will mandate each Regional Household of Chiefs to stand on her have is yet to be passed.

As of July 2020, cases pending ahead of the Judicial Committee of the Household are 46. This includes 40 petitions and 6 appeals. The Regional distribution of the scenarios suggests Ahafo Area – two petition cases Bono Location – 23 circumstances, 19 are by way of petitions Bono East Area – 21 circumstances which include 18 petitions.

Out of the intended 50-member residence, 34 stools are occupied whilst 16 stools are bedeviled with Chieftaincy litigations or controversies between the key stakeholders in the set up processes.

Addressing the House, Bono Regional Minister, Evelyn Ama Kumi Richardson stated the quite a few chieftaincy and land disputes do not augur nicely for socio-financial growth in the region considering that peace is a prerequisite for growth.

Evelyn Ama Kumi Richardson and Pimampim Yaw Kagbrese V

The Minister lamented on how 1 is perceived to be an “enemy” or from 1 faction of a dispute in the party of a take a look at or collaborating with the other for developments.

She reported, “the Regional Safety Council (REGSEC) is certain the Regional Household of Chiefs can do more by way of its Buildings and Committees to aid the early resolution of all the pending disputes and also try out to nib the emerging types in the bud.”

She, on the other hand, confident the chiefs that REGSEC will go on to participate in its mandated purpose to assure peace and protection for all at all periods.

The President of the Brong Ahafo Regional Property of Chiefs, Pimampim Yaw Kagbrese V, observed that the property is poised to perform in the direction of lowering pending scenarios significantly.

President of the Brong Ahafo Regional Residence of Chiefs, Pimampim Yaw Kagbrese V

The main who is also the Paramount Chief of Yeji conventional area expressed the house’s appreciation to President Akufo-Addo for the monetary assist offered to the residence of chiefs in the country and hopes it will boost fast adjudication of scenarios pending prior to the judicial committees.

The maiden conference observed Daasebre Okogyeaman Duodo Ampem II, the main of Nsawkaw in the Tain district admitted to the residence right after ascending to chieftaincy.

Chief of Nsawkaw, Daasebre Okogyeaman Duodo Ampem II,

He was sworn in by the President of the House and the Supervising High Courtroom Choose, His Lordship Justice Patrick Baryeh sworn him on the judicial Oath and Oath of Secrecy.

Pimampim Yaw Kagbrese V appealed to all Queen mothers, household elders, and kingmakers “to stick to the customary processes in the nomination, choice, and installation of chiefs to steer clear of useless chieftaincy litigations”, incorporating that, “it breaks down relatives cohesion, breeds violence and retards development”.

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