Togbe Afede led a deegation on February 7th to President Nana Addo and promised to support him firmly.
Togbe Afede XIV, who led a delegation from the House to pay a courtesy call on President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, February 7, pledged support to the new administration stating:
“We are reorganizing to support you to resolve all chieftaincy conflicts to help unite our people. We are mobilizing all our chiefs to play a greater role in governance.”
The Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State in the Volta Region stated: “There is no room for apathetic spectators” hence the need for “every Ghanaian to lend their support” to the development of the country.
He stated that the task of developing the country cannot be accomplished by few, hence a greater collaboration between the presidency and the chieftaincy institution.
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He applauded Mr Akufo-Addo’s “stance against corruption and [resolve] to fight it”. He singled out the asset declaration initiative by the president and the instruction to ministers to do the same.
Togbe Afede XIV said: “Many of your (Akufo-Addo’s) actions and pronouncements since assumption of office are very reassuring; we commend you and assure you of our support.”
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He noted that the House is “excited about your 1-dsitrict-1-factory and see it as [avenue for] jobs for our people”.
He praised Akufo-Addo’s vision for the Railway, Aviation and Transportation sector, adding that the “commitment to the development of inner cities and Zongos is laudable” for which “I cannot imagine what will become of the likes of Nima and Chorkor if we do nothing about them 40 years from now.”