Group Petitions IGP Over Land Guards

Nii Arde Tagoe

The Community Rights for Development (CRD) is
calling on the office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and Greater
Accra Regional Commander – for the arrest of the self-styled overhead of land
guard recruitments and empowerments, Daniel Nii Arde Tagoe, in the coastal
communities, Kokrobite in particular.

CRD is a pressure group that seeks for the
improvement of livelihood in coastal communities of the Ga-South
Municipality.     

The Executive Director, CRD, Nii Tetteh Nixon in
a release said,

“As regards the part, that the residents in this
community, is to play a supportive role as a collective responsibility to
assist the security agencies especially the police to flash out the bandits and
unacceptable hostilities of this beautiful, potential and recreational
community in the country.

Indeed, the incident between the armed gang and
the police exchange gun battle few days ago, was allegedly supported by the
kingpin called Daniel Nii Arde Tagoe, a self-styled overhead of the Nii Arde Ankpa
We of Jamestown – Accra.

As responsible citizens, we do support the new
bill passed recently by the law makers – against land guards commitment and involvement
by group or individual citizens within our communities.”

The release added, “We are ready to support the
media with any information related to the land guard issues. Certainly, the
residents in Kokrobite desire protection for free movement of business activities
as any other community in the Ghana.

CRD, on behalf of Kokrobite and its environs is
appealing to security agencies to come to our rescue, having endured land
guards threats for many years. It is really affecting daily businesses and we
don’t feel safe.”

The CRD Executive chairman stated that activities
of land guards in the area has negatively affected the beach town (Kokrobite), noted
as one of the highest tourism destinations in time past.

“The future of this town needs total support
regarding infrastructure from government, international community, individuals
and organizations – to help develop the town into a beautiful beach community.”



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