The chiefs and people of Ofankor in the Trobu-Amasaman Constituency in the Ga West Municipality celebrated their Homowo festival in grand style over the weekend.
For the first time, the event witnessed a huge turnout as residents embarked on several activities including drumming and dancing to mark the occasion.
Chief of Ofankor, Nii Korteyboi II, who also doubles as Presiding Member of the Ga West Municipal Assembly, led several traditional leaders to sprinkle the traditional festival food, ‘kpoikpoi, at the Royal Cemetery in the area as custom demands.
He was accompanied by elders and chiefs of the Asere Stool including the Akwashong Daatse of the Asere family, Nii Kwatei Olemla I.
Speaking with Today, Nii Korteyboi called for peace among the youth ahead of the upcoming elections.
He further called on the youth to do everything possible to support him to develop Ofankor and its environs.
According to him, Ofankor has so far experienced massive developments such as a newly constructed filling station, a twelve-unit classroom, a new durbar ground among others, and that the continued support from the people was key.
Other activities organised to commemorate the celebration were health screening, football gala, clean-up exercise among others.
An aspiring MP for Trobu-Amasaman, Mame Afua Sakyi, came along with her team to support the clean-up exercise.
She used the platform to wish the constituents a successful and a peaceful Homowo.
Source: Ghana/todaygh.com/Millicent Yaro