By Bertha Badu-Agyei, GNA
Akropong (E/R), July 6, GNA – Mrs Patience Awo Praa Akoto, 73, has been installed as the 23rd paramount queen mother of the Akuapem traditional area under the stool name Nana Afua Nketiaa Obuo.
She succeeds Nana Dokua who reigned from 1966-2016 and in accordance with the Akuapem tradition of a queen mother choosing a chief, Nana Obuo, comes to the position with the heavy burden of nominating a successor to occupy the vacant Okuapehene stool.
Born to Reverend and Mrs Daniel Agyekum, a Presbyterian Minister from Adumasa and Akropong respectively, Nana Nketiaa Obuo is a trained teacher and co-founder with her husband Mr Daniel Akoto a pharmacist, of the Danpat stars academy in Accra.
She is a staunch Presbyterian who plays several roles in the church as a presbyter, leader of the Women’s fellowship and chairman of the education committee of the Tesano Presbyterian Church. Nana Nketiaa Obuo is a mother of four.GNA