Sunday 21st August, 2016
Accra, Aug. 21, GNA – Naa Dedei Omedru III,
the Queen of the Ga State, has called on politicians to be decorous in their
language as they intensified their campaign towards in the December elections.
She said the campaigns must be devoid of
insults as we all seek a peaceful election.
Naa Omedru said this in an interview with the
Ghana News Agency, when she arrived from the United States after short
She was welcomed at the Kotoka International
Airport by representatives of the Ga Traditional Council (GTC), led by Nii
Dodoo Nsaki III, the Acting President.
Naa Omedru urged the Electoral Commission to
work hard to ensure that peaceful elections are held in December.
She said the country belongs to all Ghanaians
so it is important for all to intensify their prayers for a successful
Naa Omedru, 82, and also known in private life
as Naa Dedei Ablah, also expressed her pleasure at seeing the successful
celebration of the Ga Mashie Homowo Festival and congratulated the chiefs and
people for the various roles played.
Naa Omedru was installed Ga Manye (Ga Queen)
in 1963 at the age of 29 years and had ruled for 53 years.
She said: “Throughout my reign I have
demonstrated an extraordinary sense of fairness by seeking the welfare of women
in the Ga State.”
Nii Dodoo Nsaki III, the Acting President of
the GTC, said the valuable role of Naa Omedru cannot be understated and called
on women to emulate the leadership qualities of the Ga Manye.