Sunyani: Stay-off Our Lands, Concern Students Of UENR Warn Fiapre Chief

Some Concern Students of the University of Energy and Natural Resources(UENR) in Sunyani are accusing the Chief of Fiapre, Obrempong Prof Kyem-Amponsah II of encroaching on the lands of the University.According to the students, even though the land on which the university is situated is a government vested land acquired in the early ’50s by the Government of Ghana, the land has seen massive encroachment in recent times.The development they contend has made it difficult for the university to undertake developmental projects.According to a statement authored and signed by the P.R.O of the Concern Students, Magyina Kwasi, the Chief of and his cronies have been able to sell portions of land to private developers.“We the concern students of the University of Energy and Natural Resources wishes to express our displeasure at the rate with which lands belonging to the University of Energy and Natural Resources have been encroached upon.“These lands have recently been encroached by the Current Fiapre Chief and his cronies, who sell out lands to individuals on the UENR boundary at Ohemaa junction.”The statement alleges that there is a grand plan to re-demarcate the land of the University by the Fiapre Chief and the Minister for Lands and Forestry, Kwaku Asumah Kyeremeh without recourse to the University of Energy Governing Council.They have vowed to resist any attempt by Management of the University to condone to any move to sell any land belonging to the University.Call our Editor on 0209391902 or click here and inform us via Whatsapp. You could equally email your stories or articles to and we’ll surely put them onlineLog in to leave a comment

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