The Krontihene of Akuapem Akropong, his royal majesty- Osahene Boafo Ansah III celebrates the annual Kronti Odwira festival in honour of the 30th anniversary of Krontihemaa, Nana Oye II.

The Krontihemaa of the Kronti division was beautifully paraded around the Akuapem Akropong town in her large palanquin as she nodded, greeted and waved to her people. The loud crowd clapped and cheered as she rode through the town with her royal entourage.

Krontihene expressed his excitement saying ” I’m very much excited for having this event which has occurred on this distinguished day of your anniversary, Nana Oye. Like you, it’s my fervent prayer that one day, I too attain the age you’ve reached to celebrate an anniversary as big as this. ”

It became apparent during the occasion Nana Oye II intends to build a school for the children of her people thus funds were solicited to aid this dream materialise. Members and dignitaries of the event honoured the queen’s mother by providing assistance in cash and kindness to help her build a first-class, ultramodern school.

Aside from the school, Krontihene applauded and lauded the Queen Mother for her strong advocacy and staunch involvement in ecotourism which is generally aimed at conserving and preserving the environment as well as promoting the well-being of the local people having nature in mind.

The colourful event saw the appearance of guests like Honourable Mark Okraku Mantey – the deputy minister of tourism, arts and culture. Rev Nicholas Apreh Siaw, principal of Presbyterian College of Education, Obaahemaa Ekua Agyin IV of Apam and Elimina known in private life as Mrs Cecilia Akuffo and. Her husband Dr. Emmanuel Akuffo, an eminent London psychiatrist.

The celebration was crowned with honourary dance from some members of the royal court to show reverence and appreciation to the queen’s mother for her inestimable support and dedication to her people.

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