Posted: Monday 21st April 2014 at 17:08 pm

OFANKOR CHIEF CALLS ON THE GA TRADITIONAL COUNCIL TO GIVE PEACE A CHANCE

Ofankor Mantse, Nii Kortey Boi II has called on the leadership of the Ga Traditional area to exercise a level of decorum in resolving differences among themselves. He believes it is about time the dust settles on whatever differences that has arisen among chiefs and elders of the Ga kingship. He spoke in an exclusive interview with Modernghana.com.

Owing to the death of Nii Tackie Tawiah II there has been bitter revelations and realizations among members of the Ga Traditional Council resulting in serious misunderstandings and confrontations. As present, Nii Adama Latse II is considered Ga Mantse supposedly replacing the late Nii Takie Tawiah II. Surprisingly there exist two persons currently represented as Gbese Mantse due to the grave differences that has bedeviled the Ga Traditional setting.

Nii Kortey Boi who also doubles as member of the Ga Conflict and disputes resolution board of the Ga Traditional Area pleaded that for the sake a larger benefit and development of Ga’s and the inhabitants of the Ga traditional area it is imperative all members of the Ga kingship comes together as one strong people to fight a common cause.

However in an earlier interview with Modernghana.com, Nii Okaija III, (former Gbese Mantse during the rule of Nii Takie Tawiah II) revealed that the current differences in the Ga Traditional setting has come about due to an existing interference of party politics in the planning and management of the Ga kingdom. He indicates opposing traditional elders are still in court seeking redress among themselves.

Yet, Nii Kortey Boi believes that as human institution there is bound to be misunderstanding one way or the other of which as a result he has established a local court for the people of Ofankor using highly intelligent elders of the Ofankor Traditional council and leaders of the ten family heads of Ofankor as lawyers and judges to prevent unforeseen public confrontations and misunderstandings of intolerable nature. In so doing he has advised the people of Ofankor to report serious concerns to his outfit for amicable redress and settlement.

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