The Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II, expressed his gratitude to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his decision to appoint a native of Ga State as the first female chief executive of the Metropolitan Assembly of Accra (AMA).
According to him, the decision was an important source of encouragement and motivation for the Ga Girl Child Project and the empowerment of women in the region.
Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II said this when President Akufo-Addo visited him at Ga Mantse Palace on the second day of his tour of the Greater Accra region on Friday, October 22, 2021.
He also mentioned personalities like Honorable Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson and Mr. Enoch Teye Mensah, representatives of State Council for Greater Accra Region, Greater Accra Regional Minister Henry Quartey, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and Mr. Edwin Provencal Managing Director of Bulk Oil and Transport (BOST) Limited as natives of the state of Ga appointed by the President.
âThe Heads of State of Ga appreciate the appointment of indigenous Ga to serve in your administration and pray that together with Traditional Authority they can work to make the government successfulâ¦ We have patiently watched with anxiety the rigorous processes adopted. for appointment. of the MMDCEs, today you are here with all and we want to applaud youâ¦ Although we have excepted that the majority of them should have been Ga – Adangbes, we are comforted by the appointment of the first female mayor of the AMAâ¦ It is an important source of encouragement and motivation for the Ga Girl Child project and the empowerment of women in the region, âhe said.
He stressed that the State of Ga ârecognizes and appreciates the development projects undertaken in the region, citing among others the fishing port of James Town and the market of Salaga.
He assured that the Traditional Authority would at all times collaborate with the president and appointees to promote the unity and development of the state and ensure that the state of Ga “works again”.
He pledged the support of the Ga State Traditional Council to keep the peace in Ga State and resolve all chiefdom disputes as soon as possible to facilitate the development of Ga State and Ghana as a whole.
He also proposed a name change from Greater Accra to Ga-Dangbe region and called on the president to help him because he had initiated the movement towards a name change.
He also called on President Akufo-Addo to ensure that teachers who undergo Ga-Dangbe language training at the various teaching colleges are posted to the Greater Accra region so that they can teach the language, this which, according to him, is losing ground in terms of education in the region.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reassured his support to help the new Ga Mantse unify the state of Ga, stressing that a united state of Ga would help provide an enabling environment for the functioning of the central government to improve the standard of living. people.
The President also welcomed the restoration of peace in Ga State following the installation of a new Ga Mantse.
âI am happy today, very happy, that peace comes to Ga State during my tenure as President. Everyone should be delighted that we now have a Ga Mantse, after the protracted leadership issues since Nii Amugi disappeared. I pray to God to give you the strength to have a successful reign, âhe said.