The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has constituted a task force whose priority is to hunt down individuals in possession of state property.
The state assets to be retrieved including land and vehicles.
According to a statement signed by the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare the task force is made up of agencies including the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana Revenue Authority (Customs Division) the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), and the office of the President.
“Persons with state properties unlawfully in their possession should endeavor to contact the task-force and make arrangements to surrender same with immediate effect,” the statement stipulated.
It also charged the public to help in identification of such property as well.
“The general public is also hereby encouraged to provide information on any properties believed to be within the above-mentioned category to the task-force via ‘Task-force on Retrieval of State Assets, the CID Headquarters, Accra, on 0299012238,” the statement noted.
The statement, however, urged persons in possession of such national assets to take immediate steps to return them accordingly.