As part of efforts to strengthen the relationship between the Greater Accra Regional Women’s Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the traditional Queen Mothers as well as Fetish Priestess of Nungua Traditional Area, the Regional Women’s Wing led by the Organizer, Mrs Felicia Mekpoi Bortey, have donated items to the Nungua Queen Mothers towards this year Homowo festival.
The items include 100 packs of mineral water, 10 crates of soft drinks and a box of Schnapps.
Mrs Bortey said the aim was to support the Queen Mothers and the Fetish Priestesses to celebrate the Homowo Festival as the government ban on fishing denied them a bountiful celebration.
She noted that NDC is a social democratic party and paid high respects to tradition and assured of the party’s continue to support to promote the celebration of the Homowo festival.
While assuring of her commitment to the traditional festival, Madam Bortey also asked the Queen Mothers and the Fetish Priestess to pray for the NDC party and its flag-bearer, John Dramani Mahama towards 2020 general elections.
She said NDC and it’s Flag-bearer need to return power to relief Ghanaians from the economic hardship, stressing, the ban on fishing at the time the Fisher folks expected bumper harvest is not part of NDC policy.
The Regional Women’s Organizer also called on the Queen Mothers to use the festive occasion to advise the youth to stay away from social vices that have the tendency of curtailing their education.
She further called on the youth to focus on their education or venture into skill training and other businesses to help improve their living standard and develop the Nungua traditional area.
The Regional Women were accompanied by regional Chairman, Joseph Ade-Coker.
Naa Tsemey Afriyie, the Queen mother on behalf of her colleagues and the Fetish Priestess, expressed her gratitude to the NDC regional women and assured of their prayers for the party to return to power.
She said they would use the Homowo festive period to the front for peace and development in the Nungua traditional area and Ghana as a whole.