For a second term in Office,the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, deserves it says the Paramount Chief of Afife and President of the Afife Traditional Council, Torgbui Adrakpanya VI, . He doubles that by giving a vivid description of the president as a fellow who is proficient, compassionate and visionary leader who is deserving of another term in office.
“The people of my land including myself had been paying attention to the developmental projects being undertaken in my area and the country at large. keenly monitoring your development focus, we wish to state that you have done tremendously well above what we considered you to be capable of,with regards to the state of the economy you inherited. We are proud of you as Chief of this Traditional Area and President of the Republic of Ghana. Chief Torgbui Adrakpanya VI noted.
The Chief went forward to say “Your Excellency, we want to state without any reservation that you are a great and visionary led and by your sterling leadership you have changed the face of leadership in Ghana. We see in you a competent and compassionate president.”
The paramount chief publicized this on Tuesday, 20th October,2020 at a durbar held in honour of the president of the land,president Akufo-Addo, at Afifi as part of the president’s visit to the Volta Region.
He pointed out clearly during this event the good works of the president that really got his heart. He mention that under the leadership of the President, Ghana is winning the war against the COVID-19 pandemic to the extend of the country being positioned at number 3 in world in fighting against the novel corona virus.
In the field of education he noted that the two Senior High Schools in the traditional area, namely Afife Senior High Technical School and Wovenu Senior High School at Tadzevu, have seen some levels of facelift under your government. The previous government started a project of building 12-class room block in the each of the senior high schools mention above had been completed by the president,Contract for another six-unit classroom at the Afife RC School has been awarded. he added.
He went on to mention the presidents planting for food and jobs policy to be a thing that improve the farming activities of the land to state of growth that can be said to be exponential. He said this was evident in the availability of subsidized fertilezers and other farm inputs that were really handy in agricultural production.
In the field of busines, the chief indicated the president’s efforts of constructing a 40-unit market stall with 20-seater ultra-modern toilet each has been awarded in Afife and Tadzevu markets, and work is swiftly in progress
In the health sector, maternity ward at Afife Health Centre have either been completed or some other areas progressing in a steady manner.
Before Akufo-Addo was made president, in 2016, on the 20th he was enstooled as a chief of the Afife Traditional Area, under the stool nameTorgbui Dzigbordi-Dunenyo Fiaga I.
The chief buttressed the enstoolment of the president by saying “Let me reiterate that the conviction that necessitated that enstoolment is your demonstration of love to this country of ours in spite of many bizarre and controversial situations you endured for the sake of the development of Ghana.”
And followed up with “When you had reason to dispute the results of the 2012 general elections, for instance, you did not resort to arms and mutiny as we are seeing in other countries. You rather took your case before the Supreme Court of Ghana. And, even though you respectfully disagreed with the judgment of the Court, you peacefully and humbly respected the Court’s decision.”
With all that being said by the chief ,he brought everything to an end by saying that considering the peaceful nature of the president, They therefore deemed it necessary to give the president the title “Dzigbordi-Dunenyo Fiaga” which translates to “King of Patience, Peace and Development.”