E/R: Abuakwa North Celebrates 65th Ghana’s Independence Day In A Grand Style.


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The Abuakwa North Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region of Ghana has today 6th March, 2022 marked a colourful independence celebration with a mammoth parade at Akyem Old Tafo AME Senior High School park.

The well organized event, welcomed scores of people from all the sixteen communities in the Municipality.

Hon Alhaji Umar Babs Bodinga & Hon Gifty Twum-Ampofo

The event was chaired by Opanin Kyei Brobbey, Ekoona hene of Akyem Tafo.

Other dignitaries present were, Honourable Alhaji Umar Babs Bodinga, Municipal Chief Executive of Abuakwa North, Honourable Gifty Twum-Ampofo, Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency also the Deputy Minister of Education incharge of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Honourable Emmanuel Asare Gyekye, Presiding Member of Abuakwa North, Mr John Ankrah, Municipal Coordinating Director, Miss Abena Gyamerah, Municipal Education Director and other Departmental Heads, Commanders and men from the security services, clergy, Nananom and representatives from the Muslim community.

School pupils marching pass.

The parade was made up of pupils and students from all Basic and Senior High Schools in the Municipality including public and private.

Awards were giving to best performing BECE and WASSCE students and deserving schools after the March Pass.

Cadet marching pass

Honourable Alhaji Umar Babs Bodinga addressing the parade eulogized our heroes who fought for our independence sixty – five (65) years ago which included our first leader, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, and the supportive roles played by Dr J B Danquah, Obetsebi Lamprey, Ako Agyei, Ofori Atta, Edward Akuffo Addo amongst others and added that, this annual event is sought to build love and commitment for our mother Ghana.

He further admonished all present to embrace the E-Levy bill by Government since it will go a long way to enhance development as COVID 19 pandemic derailed the speedy economic growth of the country as a whole.

Honourable Alhaji Umar Babs Bodinga called for all hands on deck to help the socio economic growth of the Municipality and the country as whole.

Miss Abena Gyamerah on her part, stated that, the COVID 19 pandemic that saw Educational institutions shut down to reduce the spread with innovative ways of teaching even at placed with no internet connection, had reports of some children of school going age getting pregnant and giving birth, a situation that was minimal in Abuakwa North Municipality.

The Municipal Education Director, called for unity for socio-economic development of the Municipality and the Country as a whole with reference to what our forefathers did to achieve this memorable occasion.

The theme for this year’s celebrations was “Working Together, Bouncing Back Better”.

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