The Omanhene of the Juaben Traditional Area and Chairman of the Council of State, Nana Otuo Siriboe II, has stated that it is important for deliberate steps to be taken to encourage the youth to become interested and participate in cultural affairs.
‘It is important to leave behind important cultural and developmental legacies for the young people of Ghana,’ Nana Otuo Siriboe II, noted.
Nana Otuo Siriboe II made these remarks, at the grand durbar to the mark 50 years anniversary of his ascension to the Juaben stool paramouncy.
He expressed his sincere gratitude to past and present leadership of the country for the numerous opportunities given him to serve the country in various capacities.
Among other accomplishments to his credit, Nana Otuo Siriboe II, has twice (including his current mandate) served as the Chairman of the Council of State, under the previous and current regime of the Akuffo-Addo led administration.
He acknowledged developmental initiatives, including the ongoing road projects as well as educational projects, within the Juaben Municipality.
These developments, he said, would help boost productivity of his people considering the shortened commuting time.
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, also speaking at the ceremony, particularly recognized Nana Otuo Siriboe II for his exemplary leadership and services to the nation.
The President, who attended the event together with the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, donated one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis towards the anniversary celebration.