ESMA Successfully Observed Ghana’s 66th Independence Day

The Municipality joined the remaining Ghanaian’s in the celebration of the 66th Independence Day.  The celebration which was under the theme

“Our Unity, Our Strength, Our Purpose”,

was honoured by hundreds of residents, schools and dignitaries from across the Municipality.

While the National event was held at the Youth Resources Center in Ho, in the Volta Region, Sekyedumase, was the cynosure of attraction for the Independence day celebration in the Municipality.

Speaking at the event, the Municipal Chief Executive, Dr. Kingsley Osei reaffirmed the theme for this year’s celebration and called on all citizens to foster on unity and togetherness to accelerate the development of the Municipality.  he urged that it is the responsibility of every citizen to work on enhancing unity.

Dr. Kingsley Osei urged individuals to think beyond petty party and individual interest, as this will enhance National Development. He continued that, it’s the reason why the government decided to move the yearly occasion to other parts of the country in recurring basis.

He further urged citizens to avoid envy, strife and selfishness as those would not help improve our motherland Ghana.  On that basis, he urged students to imbibe the principle of hard work and avoid trolling themselves on social media in a bad manner.

He advised students to stick to the main purpose which is why they’re in school, as this alone can make them become better and responsible citizen in the society.

Dr. Kingsley Osei finally uttered words of gratitude and appreciation to the citizens of the Municipality for the unwavering support that has made the event a reality.

The chief of Sekyedumase, Nana Antwi Boasiako II expressed appreciation to the Municipal Education Directorate for honouring his community with this year’s Independence Day Celebration for the first time.

Nana Antwi Boasiako II made a solemn plea that his community, Sekyedumase is now grown to become a major town and so can manage its own affairs and therefore should have their separate District to accelerate the development of Sekedumase.

Nana Antwi Boasiako II made this solemn plea through the major stakeholders who were present at the occasion.  The traditional ruler finally thanked all citizens, schools and dignitaries from the seat of government for massing the occasion with massive enthusiasm.

Twenty (20) schools were selected for the march pass.  It was made up of 12 primary schools, 7 junior High and 1 Senior High school.  The participated schools were honoured with certificate of participation and various awards were given to first to third  runner ups schools


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