Zongo Chiefs laud Mahama
A section of Chiefs and people from Zongo communities in Sunyani have lauded the president John Dramani Mahama for his passion to develop Zongo communities in the country.
Speaking during an engagement with various Zongo communities in Sunyani during a Breakfast Meeting at Sheila Hotel, Sunyani ahead of Friday prayers, the Secretary to the Regional chief Imam, Gyasi Ahmed Dauda averred that they have observed with much admiration the passion with which the President approves of any development projects intended for the Zongo or Islamic communities.
He mentioned the Islamic College of Education sited in the region which according to him is the only higher Islamic tertiary institution with speciality in Islamic studies in the sub region.
The Secretary also appealed that government will absorb the Islamic Senior High school into a public institution.
He also appealed for a means of transport for the Islamic Education unit to help them go about their duties with ease.
Responding to the concerns raised, the Chief of Staff Julius Debrah assured that the president will be part of the commissioning ceremony of the Islamic University College early next month.
Further to this,he promised a brand new vehicle for the Education unit as requested.
He was happy that Islamic studies is now an examinable subject in the school’s curriculum.
The Chief of Staff further speaking on the good work of the president in various places in the country urged the people to vote massively for the president.
He explained that a vote for the president will give him the mandate to continue in his transforming lives, changing Ghana agenda.
A former Local Government and Rural Development minister, Prof Kwamena Ahwoi said NDC is passionate about the development of Zongo communities.
Prof. Ahwoi who has been described as the father of Ghana’s local Government system explained that they (Zongo) deserve much for their respective contributions towards the development of the nation.
He reiterated that the NDC is proud to associate with the country’s Zongo and Islamic communities.
By: Vital Abrokwa