Kpobiman Installs New Zongo Chief


The Kpobiman community in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region has installed a new Zongo Chief for the community. The Chief, whose stool name is Sariki Sulemana Amadu I.


Sariki Sulemana Amadu I, a businessman, and two other traditional leaders were unveiled at a ceremony at Kpobiman over the weekend during their annual Homowo celebration.

The other two included, Naa Aflowaa Beishɛɔ I, Queenmother of Kpobiman and Nii Blafo Tsitsitse as Blafo (Chief Palace Executioner).

The coronation saw the attendance of the council of Zongo Chiefs, leadership of the community and well wishers.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with the after his coronartion, the newly installed Kpobiman Zongo Chief, Sariki Sulemana Amadu I, indicated that his first point of call is to promote peace between the Muslims and non Muslims within his catchment area and beyond.

He added that he would change the perception about Zango youth as trouble makers who cause violence in the country.

Sariki Sulemana Amadu I, promised the people of Kpobiman that he would maintain and strengthen the already peace between the youth and traditional authorities.

He called upon the youth of the area to be steadfast and be ambassadors of peace that will bring unity in the area.

The newly coronated Zongo Chief stated that he would continue to engage the youth of the community by sensitizing them on the need to do away with social vices such as smoking, armed robbery, internet fraud among others.

According to Sariki, his usual engagements with the youth over the years will help him gain their support by given him a listening hear.

Sariki Sulemana said when the youth failed to heed to his advise, he will then collaborate with the security forces to enforce the laws.

He reiterated that he has been able to transformed some of the youth to better their lives while some are undergoing skill training.

The Zongo leader outlined some support that will be offered to the youth to help them develop the their potentials.

These include youth skill training centre and scholarships for the needy but brilliant Zango youth who wish to further their education.

By: Paul Mamattah


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