The Rent Control Department of Ghana has issued a statement disclaiming an alleged publication of news that, one of its offices has been locked by a Landlord for non-payment of rent arrears.
Earlier today, there were news publication that captured the public attention saying, one Mr. Joseph Nsiah Abugri, the landlord whose building the Rent Control Department inhabits, stormed the office and demanded payment of five months rent debts owed by the government institution.
This new development, according to the Rent Control Department of Ghana is not true and must be disregarded.
In a statement signed by the Chief Rent Manager, Mr. Twum Ampofo said, it has come to the attention of management of Rent Control Department, Ghana, that there are widely circulating rumors that the Rent Control Office in Amasaman has failed to pay for its rent for the past five (5) months and as the result the premises has
been locked up.
According to them, it is obvious that the deliberate circulation of these rumors are intended to paint the Department in a negative light. Management wishes to inform the general public that there is no iota of truth in the rumor.
The state-owned institution states unambiguously that;
1. None of our offices has been locked up.
2 The Department has NOT rented any premises from any landlord with the Mr. Joseph Nsiah Abugri.
3. The Department SHALL always adhere to the provisions of the ACT 220 by NOT paying more than six months Rent Advance to any landlord.
4. No Rent Arrears issue has been reported to the Head Office with regards to any of our rented offices.
The Rent Control Department wishes to state that management of the Department can be contacted to establish the
veracity of such matter via the email address – firstname.lastname@example.org
The management has therefore entreated all Ghanaians to ignore any rumor regarding the purported locked up of its Amasaman office.