Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Tuesday inaugurated the newly developed Oti and the Northern Regional House of Chiefs.
The inauguration ceremonies have been held individually in Dambai and Tamale respectively to usher in new eras, next the creation of 6 new locations in the region.
Even though the Oti Regional Home of Chiefs is a recently founded entity, the Northern Regional Household of Chiefs was reconstituted due to the development of the Savannah and North East Locations.
Speaking less than the two functions, the Vice President said the development of new areas was necessitated by the need to have to quicken the method of improvement, including that, the determination has seen a adjust in the administrative boundaries of the state.
“This modify has also influenced the construction and administration of Chieftaincy establishments, and as a outcome, we have to type new Regional Homes of Chiefs, especially in our new Regions,” Dr. Bawumia claimed.
He also recounted and acknowledged the significance of Chiefs to the nation.
“Chiefs and regular authority played pretty considerable roles in our liberation endeavours. We can recall the contribution of quite significant Chiefs who stood to guard our land and purely natural means, who championed our rights and liberties, and were in the forefront in spearheading our social-economic, cultural and political cost.
With out the energetic involvement of our chiefs, possibly the induce of our economic and political roadmap would have taken a unique character. I pay homage to them.
You will carry on to be the upholders of our national values and aspirations as a society. So considerably so that even when our fellow Ghanaians go away our shores, and can be free of the affect of chieftaincy, they create Chiefs and Queenmothers where ever they discover themselves” he stated.
Dr. Bawumia also mentioned that federal government is fully commited to building strides in advancement about the Nationwide Residence of Chiefs, as it has by now started.
Classic rulers in the Oti Area in expressing gratitude stated that the initiative has presented them an identification.
Meanwhile in Tamale, the President of the Northern Regional Home of Chiefs, Ya Na Abdulai II, explained the generation of the new area would deepen decentralisation and participatory democracy, which he hopes will assure equitable distribution of countrywide means in the new areas.
He highlighted vital roles chiefs perform in governance, and termed on government to allocate much more resources to the several Household of Chiefs in the region in order to aid execution of roles.
As aspect of the effort to aid and equip the Oti Regional House of Chiefs, the Vice President cut the sod for the design of a new secretariat and offered two brand name new automobiles to them.
He was accompanied by the Minister for Regional Reorganisation and Development Dan Botwe, Minister Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Kofi Dzamesi.
Related inauguration ceremonies have been held for the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions.
Very last 7 days Vice President Bawumia also inaugurated the reconstituted Western Regional Home of Chiefs.
He is predicted to do the exact at the North East and Savannah Regional Home of Chiefs on Wednesday, September 23rd.