Akyem Wenchi gets new chief
From: Samuel Opare Lartey, Kyebi.
A 46-year-old industrialist, Bernard Kofi Mendah Appiahh, was last Saturday installed the chief of Akyem Wenchi at the Ofori Panin Fie at Kyebi in the Eastern Region.
The new chief whose stool name is Daasebre Nyarko at the Ofori Panin Fie at Kebi in the Eastern Region.
The new chief whose stool name is Daasebre Nyako Asumadu Appiah, Succeeds his uncle, Daasebre Atwere Bediako ii, who died in 2009.
He swore the oath of allegiance to the Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, the chiefs and people of Okyeman as the Oseawuo divisional chief of the Akyem, Abuakwa traditional area.
In his acceptance speech, Daasebre Asumadu Appiah appealed to the people in the area to make a conscious effort to promote peace and tranquility, adding that “wherever there is peace, there is stability and development but where there is chaos, nothing positive can go on”.
He also advised the youth in the area to take their education, vocation and work seriously and avoid all forms of indiscipline, lawlessness and loafing.
He challenged them to aspire to become great leaders in every sector of the nation’s economy, saying that they can do anything in the world because others have done it.
Daasebre Asumadu Appiah urged parents to ensure that they dedicate and commit ample time to the upbringing of their children because they are a gift from God as they (parent) are going to give account about the children to the one who gave the children to them.
He said he was going to tackle the issue of environment cleanliness in the communities using communal labour to promote good health.
He appealed for maximum co-operation and support from the people and all the chiefs in the area for fast development of the traditional area.
The Spectator Page: 24 Saturday, December 11, 2010