Thursday 1st September, 2016
Gomoa Pomadze (C/R), Sept. 1, GNA – The
Guatuahene of Gomoa Ajumako Traditional Area, Gomoaba Nana Apata Kofi V, has
appealed to chiefs and queen mothers to intensify their education on the need
for Ghanaians to conduct themselves well during and after the elections.
He said apart from organising durbars in their
towns and villages to instill a high sense of discipline, nationalism and
patriotism in the people, chiefs with public address equipment could
effectively utilise it to educate their people on the importance of elections
and the need to fully participate in it.
Nana Apata was addressing the people of Gomoa
Pomadze as part of activities marking the Eguadoto Festival of the chiefs and
people of Pomadze.
He said as traditional mothers and fathers of
the nation, the chiefs and queen mothers had major roles to play for the
maintenance of peace and stability in the country.
Nana Apata advised political parties to avoid
all negative acts that could easily disrupt law and order in the country and
expressed the hope that nananom would their best to support government in
making the elections peaceful and successful.
Nana Esi Guraba, the Queen Mother of Gomoa
Pomadze, advised Ghanaians to always bear in mind that are one family seeking
for lasting peace, stability, and socio-economic progress of the nation.
Mr Kweku Appiah-Kubi, an executive member of
the Gomoa Pomadze Traditional Authority, appealed to church leaders and chief
imams in the country to increase their education on peaceful elections during
their religious programmes.