Dzaasetse, Nii Ashikwei Kwaobotwe
Dzaasetse, Nii Ashikwei Kwaobotwe

The Traditional Council at Teshie has vow to strive to resolve disputes between feuding parties amicably.

Addressing a gathering recently at climax of Teshie Homowo, the Dzaasetse, Nii Ashikwei Kwaobotwe, has declared plans to install a substantive chief by the end of this year to end the chieftaincy dispute in the Teshie township.
?He will succeed the late Nii Ashikwei Akomfra III, who died 30 years ago,? he stressed.
Nii Kwaobotwe said the Teshie Black Stool became vacant after the death of Nii Akomfra III. Since then, a section of the Teshie kingmakers have continued to milk candidates who were wrongly chosen.
According to him,with the direction of his move will stop some people from messing up with the election and enstoolment processes at Teshie, it resorts to violence and mayhem,? he revealed.
Nii Kwaobotwe said educational standards had fallen in many Teshie community and urged his elders to partner with government and tenant’s to mobilize resources to improve up education in the Teshie metropolis.
He explained that the recent disputes which have characterised the installation of three rival occupants of the Teshie Paramount stool, creating anxiety among a lot of people in the Teshie traditional area, should serve as a wake-up call for the government to put in place tight security measures to forestall any eventualities.
We are, indeed, happy with the assurance by the Regional Minister that adequate security would be put in place during the festival to be celebrated at different periods by the various tranditional areas in the region, and we hope that this would be carried out without any reservations.

?No unauthorised traditional ruler was allowed to sprinkle the customary corn food, Kpokpoi, to climax the celebration of the festival,it is regretable that the chieftaincy institution which is an embodiment of unity, is now being used by a few selfish and disgruntled elements to cause disaffection among the people”he lamented.

He noted that instead of leading the people to engage in meaningful developments, the so-call kingmakers is rather being used as a tool by some unknown to forment trouble that will disturb the peace of the Teshie community.

Stressing that some of our elders and opinion leaders have also allowed themselves to be used by politicians for their selfish ambitions.

We are pleading with the elders and so-call kingmakers in Teshie to allow peace to prevail so that programmes and projects of the government to improve the living conditions of the people Teshie, will go on uninterrupted”he hinted.

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