The Chairman of Borenasa Cultural Group of West Gonja District of The Northern Region, Kwame Dramani, has conferred a Chieftaincy Title on The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, Isaac Ashai Odamtteng, as Chief Of Development in the area.
According to The Chairman Of The Group, the contribution of The Mayor with regard to human capital developments to the people of West and Central Gonja District of The Northern Region, during his hey day as a Teacher was phenomenal hence the need for the conferment of the chieftaincy title.
Explaining the intent behind the decision, The Chairman, noted that, many are those that, The Metropolitan Chief Executive, has influenced positively, which has contributed immensely towards the shaping of the moral fibre among the youth of West and Central Gonja, adding that, majority of the children he (The Mayor) taught, have risen through the academic ladder and are currently occupying very important and strategic positions in Ghana.
Kwame Dramani, again reckoned that, The Mayor’s contribution to their socio-economic development, has trickled down to reduce the level of poverty within The Northern Region.
Speaking exclusively to XYZ News’ Ibrahim Obeng-Mensah, he said, it behoves them as a community, to reward The Mayor’s efforts with such a title for others to realise how important it is, to serve regardless of ones origin.
After a short ceremony marking the enskinment at this year’s Tema Meridian Cultural Festival, (Merifest) The Mayor was enthused about the honour done him. According to him, service to humanity should never be toyed with if duty calls.
Addressing Chiefs, Elders as well as the Business Community at the durbar, The Mayor, Isaac Ashai Odamtteng, promised to make the fourth edition of Merifest a more improved one.
According to him, sister cities in The United State Of America, United Kingdom, Korea Republic as well as India and South Africa will take park in the fourth edition of the festival to broaden the frontiers of the occasion and subsequently boost local tourism and the economy.
There was a showpiece of brilliant cultural display among all ethnic groupings within the metropolis. The occasion was on the theme “Peace ,Unity And Development In Cosmopolitan Tema” .
Source: radioxyzonline.com /