The Overload of the Mampuru kingdom, Naa Abdulai Mahami Sheriga, has called for peace and unity among all sons and daughters of the great Gbewaa tradition.
He made the statement at the second edition of the Gbewaa Home Coming Festival in Nalerigu, the North East regional capital.
The 2nd edition of the Gbewaa Homecoming Festival 2023 set to promote unity among the Gbewaa Kingdoms and to empower youth.
This annual festival aims at promoting culture while uniting various tribes of all five northern regions and focuses on the need for coexistence in relation with other people and tribes among the Gbewaa kingdoms.
Youth empowerment is also one of the many key objectives earmarked to be achieve by this great initiative. As a result, education fund to support brilliant but needy youths was launched to support young people to ensure they become participatory in developmental issues and become problem solving citizens.
As part of the festival, cultural display was exhibited indigenously from various natives of the Gbewaa tribes to grace the occasion.
Paramount Chiefs as well as Political leaders, Youth Forums and some Associations from all five Northern Regions made financial donations to support the youth and delivered important speeches in order to strengthen the bonds among all and to also encourage peace and development as a common goal.
In a speech read on his behalf, Overload of the Mampuru kingdom, Abdulai Mahami Sheriga used to occasion to call for peace, unity, and coexistence among all tribes in the northern sector of Ghana.
Suggestions from the guest of honor for the occasion, Yaa Naa Abukari II, who was represented by Nantong Naa Bawa Abdulai indicated that the festival should be celebrated annually in various five regions and a general meeting after every two years.
He added that the youth are the future and therefore, giving them good education is the surest way to preserve the great tradition of Naa Gbewaa.
The occasion took place in Nalerigu, the North East Regional capital under the theme “strengthening relationship with our neighbors through culture ,the role of the youth.”
By: Alhassan D. Baba | Metrotvonline.com | Ghana