Friday 19th August, 2016
Accra, Aug. 19, GNA
– Nii Awuley Ahaiku VI, Kwashieman Mantse, has called on Ghanaians to report to
health centres immediately they fall sick to avoid complications and expensive
Nii Ahiaku made the
call when the Ahiaku Family, under the Sempe Stool, registered 700 people free
of charge under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The family also
offered free medical screening for the people at Kwashieman, a suburb of Accra.
The exercise formed
part of activities marking the celebration of this year’s Homowo Festival of
the chiefs and people of Kwashieman.
Nii Ahaiku advised
Ghanaians to seek quality medical care from the healthcare centres anytime they
were sick and desist from self-medication which could bring about
Mantse also called for the active participation of the people in sporting
activities to enable them to live healthy lives.
On the political
scene, Nii Ahiaku urged politicians to demonstrate a high level of tolerance to
ensure that there is always peace in the country.
He said Ghanaians
acknowledged the desire of politicians to serve their country but they should
not do anything that would hinder the peaceful coexistence of the people.
Nii Ahiaku commended
the people in the community for embracing peace over the years and expressed
the hope that this year’s Homowo would be celebrated peacefully.
Nii Kpakpo Saamuah
I, Mankralo of Kwashieman , urged the youth to be law-abiding and desist from
engaging in electoral malpractices.