Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Inaugurates Reconstituted Western Regional Lands Commission.

Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Inaugurates Reconstituted Western Regional Lands Commission.

The Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. George Mireku Duker has on Wednesday July 14, 2021, inaugurated the reconstituted Western Regional Lands Commission at the Western Regional Coordinating Council, Sekondi in the Western region.

Delivering his inaugural address, Hon. Duker who also doubles as MP for Tarkwa Nsuaem stated that the newly sworn in members are expected to bring on board their professional expertise and experiences to help the government to achieve its agenda in land administration.

 “I therefore urge you to see your appointment as a challenge and work with the needed zeal and commitment to help transform the region into a business hub, creating jobs and opportunities for the people of this region” he said.

He commended the immediate past members of the Regional Land Commission for their dedicated service to the region.

On his part, the Western Regional Minister, Dr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, in a speech read on his behalf by the Regional Coordinating Director, Mr Frederick Agyemang outlined some of the functions of the commission which includes managing public lands and other lands vested in the President in the constitution, while advising and assisting the execution of a comprehensive program for the registration of titled lands throughout Ghana.

He again admonished the commission members to live up to expectation by demonstrating commitment, professionalism and fairness in the execution of their duties.

“I know you will perform to the best of your ability to justify the confidence reposed in you by discharging your duties with high sense of professionalism”, he added.

The chairman of the newly commission Dr. Isaac Kofi Sagoe expressed his gratitude to be part of the commission and promised to work diligently with his colleagues to achieve the objectives of the ministry, the region and the nation at large.

The swearing in was administered by Presiding Western Regional High Court Judge, Her Ladyship Justice Hannah Taylor.

Source: Information Services Department, Sekondi

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