|Saturday, 01 August 2009|
PRESIDENT JOHN Evans Atta Mills has observed that he and his team of Ministers are not special people in their own
This he said in an apparent reference to the fact that the electorate will only renew the approval of his government based on laudable performance.
The president emphasized that political leaders are not above the laws of the
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There was a charged atmosphere prior to the arrival of the President at the durbar ground, at Methodist Park in Dormaa-Ahenkro, where the drummers, among the attendants of the various chiefs, dished out renditions of music accompanied by skillful and beautiful traditional dance to entertain the jubilant crowd.
He was speaking at Dormaa-Ahenkro, during the second day of his three day ‘Thank you’
Addressing the Chiefs and people at the durbar, President Mills reiterated that the
President Mills was ardent that his government needs constructive criticism, but added that we should not do or say things that will harm the reputation of the country.
He asked the citizenry, to quickly draw the attention of the Presidency when things are not going right at the
He stressed that we should build the country through unity and fellow felling, devoid of selfish tendencies.
The Omanhene of Dormaa Traditional Area, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu, made a litany of requests including the provision of roads, electricity, water and educational infrastructure.
His foremost request was for the road from Dormaa to Nkrankwanta to be constructed, since the area is a major producer of food and cash crops.
The Minister of Lands and
Before that, a similar durbar had been organized to welcome Prof. John Evans Atta-Mills from the Western Region to Brong-Ahafo at Goaso, where Chiefs from within the Ahafo area, displayed their rich culture at the durbar grounds.
Among the Paramount chiefs that attended the durbar were Nana Kwasi Bosomprah of Goaso, Okofrobour Yaw Adjei from Mim, Osahene Kwaku Aterkyi of Kukuom, Prof. Agyewodin Adu-Gyamfi Ampem of Acherensua, Okogyeadie Yaw Adusei from Sankore and Nana Osei Kofi Abiri of Kenyasi Number “one”.
The President ended his tour yesterday at Nsawkaw and Techiman, where he addressed separate durbars.
Source: Daily Guide/Vivianna Mensah
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