By Dennis Peprah, GNA
April 14, GNA – The creation of the Bono East Region has earned President Nana
Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo a traditional title:
Nana Sompahene Akufo-Addo I, by the chiefs and people of Atebubu in the
literally means a ‘Good Servant’.
Traditional Council, on Sunday, performed traditional rites and installed the
President as a chief of the Council with the stool name at the Atebubu Palace.
Acheaw Brempong I, the President of the Council, said Nana Akufo-Addo deserved
the honour for his numerous social intervention programmes, which was making
the socio-economic livelihoods of the people better.
Akufo-Addo was on a four-day working visit to the Bono, North East and Ahafo
said the bold decision by the President towards creating the new regions was an
indication that the Government’s national reconstruction process was on course.
optimism that very soon Ghanaians would enjoy the fruits of the Planting for
Food and Jobs and the One-District One Factory projects.
He appealed to
the Government to address the perennial water problem of the area.
As required by
tradtition, the Council presented a male cow and 200 tubers of yam to the
President to initiate him as a member of the Owusu Asare Stool.
expressed appreciation to the Council for the honour and called for the
people’s support to facilitate accelerated national development.
earlier told the chiefs and people of Amantin, at a separate durbar, that the
development of Zongo communities was a priority to his government.
inaugurated a newly constructed Female Ward at the Atebubu Government Hospital
and a new office complex for the Atebubu/Amantin Municipal Health Insurance