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Four Traditional Councils Inaugurated In Oti Region

The need for traditional councils became necessary following the demarcation of the 10 regions into 16 regions in the first term of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo in 2017.

Four traditional councils have been inaugurated by the Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Ministry in the Oti Region.

They are: Apesokubi, Adele, Akroso and Ntrubo.

The need for traditional councils became necessary following the demarcation of the 10 regions into 16 regions in the first term of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo in 2017.

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Speaking at the occasion, Director of Research, Statistics and Information Management (RSIM), Richard Fedieley, urged the new traditional councils to establish structures needed for the development of the areas.

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He advised, “The inauguration should be seen to integrate the people, a collaborative force to reckon with, to achieve peace for development in your various traditional areas”.

Richard Fedieley who led a five-member delegation from the Ministry to the function called on the chiefs to effectively deliver administrative and judicial roles and must keep knowledge of methods and tools of alternative conflict resolution.

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“The government, recognizing the role of traditional authority in national development, continued to hold the chieftaincy institution in high esteem, and needed the advancement of traditional councils to help position traditional authority effectively”, he stated.

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