The Lands Commission on Wednesday, 16th November 2022 held a staff Durbar in its Kumasi office to take stock of their operations and also to socialize.

Nana Nsuase Opoku Agyeman III, the Chairman of the Ashanti Regional Lands Commission in his welcome address, thanked the Board Chairman and Management members for making time for the Durbar and mentioned that such meetings are necessary for the growth of every institution.

Surv. Stephen Oduro- Kwarteng, the Regional Lands Officer touched on some successes chalked as well as the excellent performance so far of the Kumasi Office.

Mr. Oduro- Kwarteng also highlighted some challenges the office is confronted with such as the lack of modern equipment and financial constraints.

He further pleaded with Management to intensify the search for the disappearance of their staff, Rhoda which is a very disturbing story.

Mr. James Dadson, the Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission in his remarks, commended the Regional Lands Officer and his entire team for the tremendous work in the region and assured him that all their concerns shall be brought before Management for consideration.

Mr. Benjamin Arthur, the Deputy Executive Secretary (Operations) hinted that plans are far advanced for the renovation of the files/archives room as the shelves had been procured already.

He stated that management is committed to ensuring the full automation of the CSAU by the end of the year.

The National Chairman, Mr. Alex Quaynor also congratulated the RLO and staff of the Kumasi Office for putting Lands Commission on the map of the Ashanti Region.

He admonished them to do more as there was more room for improvement.

Staff had the opportunity to share their views and ask questions pertaining to their work.

Hon. Benito Owusu- Bio encouraged the staff to work assiduously with the limited resources available and asked for stronger collaboration amongst themselves to ensure a smooth land administration system in the Region.

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