Government’s decision to declassify portions of the Achimota Forest as reserved caused public criticism amidst accusations of government selling off the land. “Charles Owusu yesterday questioned the government on whether it was only the Owoo family who had been given the lands." TWI NEWSThe lands minister in his press conference on Tuesday insisted that government, contrary to the reports of attempts to destroy the forest, is rather focused on revamping the Achimota Forest. According to the minister, government’s plans for the forest include developing it into an eco-park. However, on the matter of redevelopment, Kwame Nkrumah questioned the government’s motive saying “I am asking a question.
Source: GhanaWeb May 19, 2022 19:01 UTC