A Metro Security Council is expected to investigate how hundreds of structures belonging to traders at the Adehyeman gardens area were demolished yesterday without authorization from the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA).
An individual is reportedly claiming ownership of the land at in Kumasi led the demolishing exercise.
The Public Relations Officer of the KMA, Godwin Okumah Nyame, told Citi News, the KMA will get to the bottom of the matter.
According to him, the KMA should have been notified for them to initiate plans for a relocation of the traders “but the KMA was not informed in any way and all that we heard this morning was that there was a demolishing exercise there.”
The Mayor of Kumasi Kojo Bonsu is reported to have visited the site and has requested a meeting with the Regional Security Council.
About 400 structures belonging to traders were on Sunday dawn demolished at the Adehyeman gardens in Kumasi.
The case according reports is currently pending in court and the traders have expressed surprise at the demolishing since the ownership of the land is scheduled to be determined by the court.
By: Efua Idan Osam/citifmonline.com/Ghana