Ho, Ghana- Togbe Afede XIV, President of the National House of Chiefs has lauded President Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s resolve to work with chiefs in the country.
He said chiefs were agents of development and were ready to work with the government to promote good governance and accelerate development in their communities.
Togbe Afede said this when delegations from Saviepe, Alavanyo, Sovie, Akrofu (SASADU) and Taviepe paid a courtesy call on him to congratulate him on his election as President of the National House of Chiefs.
President-Elect, Nana Akufo-Addo is reported to have promised to work with chiefs and asked for their support.
Togbe Afede noted that every town had a chief but not all towns have government appointees and described Nana Akufo-Addo’s promise as “far-sighted”.
Togbe Afede, who is also the Agbogbomefia of Asogli reiterated his commitment to restore nobility and reverence to the chieftaincy institution and called for support from all.
He said he was also focused on uniting chiefs in the country to ensure stability and progress in the institution.
Senyo Aborta Ziga, Regent of Taviepe described Togbe Afede as having good leadership qualities and lauded him for his “giant achievements”.
Togbe Tsedze Atakora VII, Fiaga of Alavanyo who led the SASADU delegation said Togbe Afede’s elevation to the highest office of the National House of Chiefs was good omen for the Volta Region.
In a related development, Togbe Afede feted more than 600 aged persons in his residence to mark the New Year.