30 C
Accra

Ekumfi Chiefs Confer “Chief Of Development And Truth” Title on Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of the Ekumfi Traditional Area, Odeefo Akyin VII, has conferred the title ‘Nana Oyeadze Nokwarfo I, on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 21st August 2020, following the commissioning of the Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Factory.

‘Nana Oyeadze Nokwarfo I, which means Chief of Development and Truth, according to him, is due to the President’s “steadfastness, reliability and hardwork”, over his period of office.

The Paramount Chief of Ekumfi, in his remarks, stated that the people of Ekumfi will always remember the President for his “sterling achievements in Ekumfi and Ghana as a whole”, adding that “we admire your encompassing spirit, your vitality and your vision for making Ghana a great country.”

- Advertisement -

Describing President Akufo-Addo as “a man who does not run away from challenges, neither do you complain, shift blames nor throw your hand in despair”, Odeefo Akyin VII commended the President for introducing the Free SHS policy, and the restoration of the nursing and teacher trainee allowances.

Additionally, he noted that the introduction of the district-based scholarships, which benefitted 85 students in Ekumfi in 2019, and another 85 in 2020; the employment of some 100,000 graduates through NABCO; the accelerated recruitment of teachers and nurses; and “competently managing the challenges of the fearful COVID-19 pandemic”, as examples of the policies introduced by the President.

Highlighting the importance of the Ekumfi Fruit and Juices Factory, which was established under the 1D1F initiative, the Ekumfi Paramount Chief stated that it is the first factory to be established in Ekumfi.

“It is worth noting that the direct and indirect jobs achieved by this company is profound… In your short time on the seat, we have seen the energy you have brought to Ekumfi, and we stand ready to work to advance this District for greater heights,” he added.

MORE:  Ghana's COVID-19 Cases hit 4.7k with 494 Recoveries

The Chief continued, “Your Government knows what it is doing in trying to map its future development in human resources, architecture and infrastructure. This is a feature of good vision. This wisdom strikes bountifully in my heart, and encourages me to offer a prayer for your presidency.”

- Advertisement -

More Stories for you

VIDEO: Donald Trump Wants to SPEAK with Me – Rev Owusu Bempah

Controversial man of God, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, says President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump wants to have a conversation...

Govt to Buy Airtel Tigo

Bharti Airtel’s board has cleared the sale of its Ghana joint venture – Airtel Tigo - to the Ghana government. It is taking an impairment...

Ivory Coast: Plea for Opposition Participation in Election

Ivorians will this saturday October 31 go to the polls to elect a new president. One of the four candidates contesting in the presidential election...

Ghana Not Back to HIPC – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has debunked claims that Ghana has once again been ranked in the category of Highly Indebted Poor Countries...

Why Are You Protecting NAM 1? – Mahama Queries Akufo-Addo

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Mahama says he will pursue the Chief Executive Officer for Menzgold Nana Appiah Mensah popularly known...

#EndSARS: Tinubu’s TVC Set on Fire

Staff of Television Continental, a private television station on Ikosi Road, Lagos, have cried for help as hoodlums have reportedly set the station on...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

DON'T MISS

Ghana Not Back to HIPC – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has debunked claims that Ghana has once again been ranked in the category of Highly Indebted Poor Countries...

VIDEO: Donald Trump Wants to SPEAK with Me – Rev Owusu Bempah

Controversial man of God, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, says President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump wants to have a conversation...

Get more news from us

While you are here, please sign up to get more news from us.

OUR TOP PICKS FOR THE WEEK

Ghana Not Back to HIPC – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has debunked claims that Ghana has once again been ranked in the category of Highly Indebted Poor Countries...

Why Are You Protecting NAM 1? – Mahama Queries Akufo-Addo

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Mahama says he will pursue the Chief Executive Officer for Menzgold Nana Appiah Mensah popularly known...

VIDEO: Donald Trump Wants to SPEAK with Me – Rev Owusu Bempah

Controversial man of God, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, says President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump wants to have a conversation...