Head teacher installed as queen mother

A young head teacher of a basic school in the Eastern Region has been installed the queen mother of Manya-Krobo Traditional Area as part of the annual Ngmayem festival at odumase.

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crownInstalled with the stool name, Nana Aplam II, she succeeds the former queen mother of the area Nana Mamle Okleyo, who died three years ago.

Introducing the new queen mother at the grand durbar of chiefs and people of the area, to climax the Ngmayem festival at the Lasisi Park at Odumase, Nene Sakite, Paramount Chief of Manya Krobo Traditional Area called on all the people to support her.

He expressed the hope that with her background as a teacher and with the support of the entire area, Nana Aplam II would work hard to improve educational standards in the area, especially girl child education as she would also serve as a role model to inspire women empowerment.

The durbar was attended by the Vice President Paa Kwasi Amissah-Arthur, the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Ms Mavis Ama Frimpong, past and present members of parliament including Mr Michael Teye-Nyaunu and former Eastern Regional Minister, Major Rtd Ted Tetteh and many others.

The Vice President congratulated the new queen mother for her elevation and expressed the hope that she would continue with the good works of her predecessor and champion the cause of girls’ education and empowerment.

The Headmistress of Krobo Girls Presbyterian Senior High School, Mrs Cecilia Appiah, was also honoured with a citation by the Konor, Nene Sakite for her meritorious service of improving and uplifting the standard of the School.

He noted that the Headmistress in her eight-year stay in the school, has improved infrastructure and teaching and learning resulting in the school becoming the 12th best in the country and a grade ‘A’ school.

GNA

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