The Divisional Queen mother of Sakumono under the Nungua Stool, Naa Borley Wulu II, has emphasized the need for Ghanaians to cherish, appriciate their cultural values and traditions to enhance the development of the country.
According to her, the beauty of the people is their cultural values, customs, history and traditions that could enhance development of a nation internationally.
Naa Borley Wulu II, said this in Accra when she met the Greater Accra regional executives of the Yoruba Community in Ghana.
The Yorubas’ are from Nigeria town including; Ilorin Lagos, Ibadan, Ogbomosho, Offa, Oshogbo, Abeokuta, Shaki, Oyo and Ijebu-Ode migrated to the Gold Coast in the early 19th century and have since integrated and become a wholesome, intricate part of the nation.
In her address, Naa Borley Wulu II, said she was greatful for their courtesy call and urged them to live in peace in their areas so that there will be peace and unity for development.
The Queen mother urged the Greater Accra regional executives of Yoruba Community in Ghana to call on her whenever they have any problem for solution.
On his part, the President of the Greater Accra regional Yoruba Community in Ghana, Oloye Amb. Oyeyemi Fatuyi, described the meeting as momentous and hoped that the love and unity between the Ga and the Yoruba tribes would be maintained by succeeding generations.
He was hopeful that the meeting between them would consolidate the ties between the Gas and Yoruba Kinsmen.
Oloye Amb. Oyeyemi Fatuyi also urged the two tribes to value their culture and also celebrate it as well.
Oloye Amb. Oyeyemi Fatuyi underscored the need to uphold their cultures in high esteem in order not to lose their true identity.
He commended GaDangme’s for showing unconditional love to Yorubas’ leaving in Ghana over the years.
However, Oloye Amb. Oyeyemi Fatuyi assured Ghanaians that Nigerians in Ghana would respect the traditions and laws of Ghana.
By: Paul Mamattah