THE RAINY INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONEducation, News, Spotlight — March 13, 2014 at 9:24 am Print This Post | Email This Post
THE RAINY INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
The LedzokukuKrowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) was not left out in this year’s 57 Independence Day Anniversary Celebration which took place at the Nungua Royal Park on Thursday, 6 March, 2014 under the theme, ”BUILDING A BETTER GHANA THROUGH PATRIOTISM AND NATIONAL UNITY”.
The celebration opened with arrival of contingents, theHon. Municipal Chief Executive- Hon.Seth Badu Tawiah and his entourage including the Hon. Presiding Member-Hon. Agnes NaaMomoLartey, theMunicipal Coordinating Director- Mrs. Moira Nancy Ewaand the Municipal Education Director- Mrs. Angela Mensah among others at the parade grounds as early as 6:30 am. The raising of the Ghana flag, singing of a patriotic song “Wodientsewoshikpon ne” followed immediately afterwards.
The colourful parade comprised contingents from cadets and first and second cycle institutions within the Municipality.As a result of a heavy down pour, lots of activities on the program were omitted but priority was given to the unavoidable ones which saw the MCE for LEKMA, Hon. Seth Badu Tawiah mount the stage to congratulate contingents, dignitaries and residents for defying the rains to make the programme a success.
In his address, Hon. Badu-Tawiah reiteratedgovernment’s intention to help boost education in the country. He added that quality education was at the heart of government and would do anything possible to ensure quality education hits every corner of the country since the key to national development can be achieved greatly through quality education. Also, Hon. Tawiah stated that any future government should make education its priority because the children of today are the future leaders. He advised parents to support the dream of government and invest into the education of their children rather than spend money lavishly on unnecessary acquisitions.
Hon. Badu Tawiah ended his speech by emphasizing his commitment and that of the general Assembly in tackling pressing issues facing the Municipality. He pleaded for the all hands on deck approachdespite differentpolitical affiliations of residents to achieve this good course for ourselves, our children and the betterment of our country Ghana.
The parade was successful despite the heavy rains. Students marched past in colourful contingents. The lowering of the national flag and singing of “Arise Ghana youth for your country” and three heavy cheers were said for Ghana by all present to bring the ceremony to an end.
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