News desk report
KING TACKIE Tieko Tsuru II, who was installed on August 2, 2015 as the new Ga Mantse to success the late substantive Ga Mantse, King Boni Amugi, has extended appreciation to all kingmakers, traditional and opinion leaders, and chiefs within the Ga State for joining hands to climax this year’s Homowo Festival on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
According to him, the best way to move the Ga State forward is to continue to celebrate the festival in unity, harmony and peace.
He noted that unity, harmony and peace, would help the citizens to achieve the dream of restoring the glory of the Ga State.
Addressing some journalists in Accra, King Tackie Tieko Tsuru II, who is awaiting his coronation, stressed that the leadership of the Ga State had been in frantic talks with all aggrieved members of the state to iron out differences.
He said he was optimistic that the factionalism that seemed to have engulfed the Ga State would soon be a thing of the past.
“The purpose of this year’s festival was to bring all members on board. We are within the democratic era and living in a country that believes in the rule of law, which everybody must adhere to. The leadership of the Ga State is doing everything possible to resolve friction and the seeming misunderstandings. We appeal to all members to come on board.
“We have continuously extended a hand of friendship to all members. For us, to survive as a state, we need to see ourselves as brothers,” he said in answer to what the Ga State was doing to resolve all nagging issues affecting the Ga State.
He urged all and sundry to do away with the negative tendencies that sought to retard progress and better go on the path that leads to the larger interest of the Ga State.