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Samson’s Take: The bloodletting chieftaincy feuds; House of Chiefs failing Ghana?

Comment: WHAT ARE YOU SAYING?

Author:
C.Y. ANDY-K
Date:
2017-10-22 01:58:21
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ELECTION FEUDS AND THE PRESIDENCY


Apostle,

I don't get where you made that interpretation of what Lardy wrote. Methinks, you're completely off tangent and your comments have to relation to even what you quoted.

Lardy is perfectly right in surmising that the failure of the various regional houses of chiefs, as well as the National House of Chiefs, is behind the nagging problem of failing to to resolve chieftaincy disputes. In fact, I can testify to support his claim, using the VR House of Chiefs ineptitude, duplicitous behaviour and eventually becoming moribund in resolving chieftaincy disputes under both Togbe Afede and his even more compromised predecessor, Togbega Gabusu of Hohoe or Gbidzigbe. Had Togbe Afede not sent emissaries to negotiate and apologise for his action leading to a court bailiff being imprisoned unlawfully by the Police sons of the impostor to the Awoamefia stool, Patrick Agboba, he would have been joined in the contempt case which has stalled in the Fast Track court for many years now. The whole system is seriously dysfunctional and opened to blatant abuse TO SUCH AN EXTENT that, in an article written several years ago, I advocated abolishing the regional houses of chiefs and replacing them with district ones based. If the ordinary courts were any better, I'd recommend taking away completely their judicial powers.

Andy-K

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WHAT ARE YOU SAYING?
C.Y. ANDY-K
10-22 01:58