Monday, 23 June 2014

Ghana Gas project halted by court injunction

The leadership of three communities where the Ghana Gas plant is located on Tuesday 17th June, 2014 threw their weight behind one Awulae Panyinle Amihere, a traditional chief of Eastern Nzema in the Western Region of Ghana for placing a court injunction on the construction of the plant. 

The plant is situated at Atuabo in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.

The leaders said the management of the company is taking them for a ride by failing to come to proper negotiations terms on the acreage of land acquired for the project.

Spokespersons Awonyi Mensah Robert, Chief of Tufu of Anokye and Nana Bonsah III, Queen of Atuabo said at a news conference that since Dr George Sipa Yankey, Chief Executive of the Gas Company visited the traditional council with bottles of Schnapps to ask for land two years ago; little had been done and achieved in terms of negotiations and documentation on the many acreage of land lease out for the project. Read More....

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