||Ekumfi Traditional Council visits Chieftaincy Minister||
The Ekumfi Traditional Council in the Central Region has appealed to the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Hon. Stephen Asamoah Boateng to speak to his colleague the Minister for Roads and Highways so that the Ekumfi roads will be fixed.
According to them the roads leading to Ekumfi Abra are not in good shape hence the appeal for it to be fixed so that commuters can use the road without any challenge.
The appeal was made on behalf of the delegation by the linguist Omankyeame Menntaaho of the council when they visited the Ministry on Thursday, 4th May,2023 in Accra.
Speaking on behalf of the delegation, he said their visit was to officially welcome the New Minister for the Sector as well as inform him of their Final Funeral Right of the late Nana Ekyin the Sixth and Nana Ekyin the Seventh ( two Chiefs of the Area) which comes off on the 17th of June 2023.
In his address, Hon. Asamoah expressed his appreciation for their thoughtfulness and assured them of the Ministry’s presence and support during the final funeral right of the late chief of Ekumfi traditional council. He noted that for the fixing of the roads, he would not want to interfere with the Roads and Highway Ministry’s work as they have a plan, they follow per budget allocation and assured them that hopefully the government will work towards fixing their roads.
In a related development, the Apinto traditional area in the Western Region also paid a courtesy call on the Ministry to officially welcome the Minister and discuss some pertinent issues bothering the area. The delegation was led by the Western Regional Minister Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah and the Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources George Mireku Duker.
Source: Public Affairs and Communication Unit, MCRA