We’ll set a commission to investigate the ‘looting’ of Ga Adangbe lands – John Mahama


Former President and flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says he will set up a commission of enquiry to investigate what he describes as the “looting of lands” belonging to the Ga Dangbe people.

Campaigning in the La Dade-Kotopon constituency in Accra on Saturday, the former President said he had promised Ga-Adangbe chiefs that when he wins power in the December 7 polls, he would investigate all lands belonging to them that have been taken away from them.

For him, the current New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has not treated the La Dade-Kotopon constituency fairly at all. 

In his view, since the governing party came to power in 2017, “nothing has happened in the La Dade-Kotopon area except the stealing of the lands of the La people.”

According to the NDC leader, “because I live in this constituency, I know the problems that you face,” saying “I will set up a Commission of Enquiry to investigate the looting of Ga-Adangbe lands.”

Mr Mahama said when his government was in office in 2016, the La area saw massive development, including the upgrading of the La Polyclinic.