Newton Tetteh, GNA
Begoro (E/R), Oct. 10, GNA - This year’s Ahwie festival of the chiefs and people of Begoro would be used to highlight development needs and raise the image of Begoro - the capital of Fanteakwa North District.
This was disclosed to the Ghana News Agency by Nana Ofori Amo- Yaw, the Apegyahene for Begoro, who also doubles as the chairman for the festival planning committee.
The festival would be organized under the theme: “Revamping Fanteakwa, the role of the citizenry”.
He called on natives of Begoro in the diaspora to contribute their quota to help raise the image of Begoroman.
The event planning Chairman said the 2018 Ahwie festival would bring together over 45 communities within the Fanteakwa North District with their sub chiefs to Begoro.
He said the sub chiefs would pay homage to Begorohene and Benkumhene of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional area Dasebre Awuah Kotoko II.
This year’s Ahwie festival would be held from 16th to 22nd October 2018 and various activities including football games, beauty pageant, clean up exercise, trip to the various tourist sites among other interesting activities, have been lined up for the celebration.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to attend the festival.
This year’s festival is being sponsored by Mumuadu Rural Bank, Eagle Beer and Nana Takyi Bitters.