Chief breaks down 27 new houses because owners disrespected him

Chief breaks down 27 new houses because owners disrespected him

- Some people in Feyiase in the Ashanti Region have threatened to chase their chief out of the palace

- According to them, he takes autocratic decisions which are not in the best interests of the people

- They added that his family members have taken over all the social amenities in the town and using them as private properties

Residents of Feyiase, a community in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region have risen up in protest against their chief, Nana Addai Dwamena, over his decision to destroy 27 new buildings.

It is believed that that he took the action because the owners of the destroyed buildings failed to respect permits issued from his palace.

According to a report by, they have vowed to chase him out of the palace.

Images of destroyed properties
Source: UGC

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They added that the demolition of the buildings is contrary to customs and traditions and will take extreme measures if he fails to change his ways.

The residents have also petitioned the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to call the chief to order, else they will do so themselves.

As if that was not enough, Nana Dwamena’s family members have taken over all social amenities in the community including public toilets, and running them as their private investments.

The unit committee, they went on, has also been dissolved, and to them, it is nothing short of a breach of the 1992 constitution of Ghana.

Nana Addai Dwamena declined to comment on the development when reached.

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