In a heartwarming display of unity and community support, the “Friends of Wenchimanhene” group recently paid a visit to Wenchi, the Bono Region of Ghana, to honor the newly enstooled Paramount Chief, Osagyefo Ampem Anyeamoampong Tabrako III.
During their visit, the group not only celebrated the rich traditions of the area but also demonstrated their commitment to local development.
A royal visit with a purpose
The Friends of Wenchimanhene group embarked on a Royal visit to the palace of Wenchimanhene in Wenchi.
Their visit was intended to show respect and admiration for the revered traditional ruler, who recently ascended to the position of Paramount Chief of the Wenchi Traditional Area.
The group was warmly welcomed by Wenchimanhene and his kinsmen at Omanhene Ahenfie, where they were treated to a mini durbar.
The event was a testament to the spirit of hospitality for which the people of Wenchi are renowned for, with various traditional customs being performed.
Celebrating unity and local pride
During the mini durbar, the group expressed their joy and gratitude for the honor bestowed upon them.
They also took the opportunity to thank the people of Wenchi for their unwavering support and belief in their esteemed Paramount Chief.
In addition to congratulating Osagyefo Ampem Anyeamoampong Tabrako III, they pledged their unwavering support for the development of the Wenchi Traditional Area.
A generous contribution to healthcare
In honor of the Wenchimanhene, the group made a cash donation of GHC 210,000 to the Wenchi Methodist Hospital.
The donation was made to the Children, Maternity and Special Accident Victims wards of the hospital to settle outstanding bills for patients in these wards.
Hospital authorities expressed their profound gratitude to the group and extended appreciation to Wenchimanhene for the thoughtful gesture which will bring relief to patients.
A call for unity and development
In his remarks, the Wenchimanhene, stressed the importance of unity among the people of Wenchi, emphasizing that such unity could attract more development from well-meaning investors and philanthropists.
He also took a moment to express his heartfelt gratitude to his friends who had traveled from Accra to contribute to the development of the Wenchi Traditional Area.
Celebrating with a private dinner dance
In a further display of camaraderie, the Friends of Nana Wenchimanhene organized a private dinner dance in honor of the Paramount Chief, his kinsmen, and other stakeholders in the Wenchi Traditional Area.
The event served as a joyful celebration of their shared commitment to the community’s growth and prosperity.
This significant gesture was proudly sponsored by a group of generous individuals, including Nana Yaw Apea-Kubi, Dr. F. Opei Horthman, Kwaku Asare-Berkoh, Okai Mintah, Kofi Omane-Frimpong, Edwin Tuffour, Augustine K. Bimpeh, Kofi Amofa Tanoh, Kwame Obeng Sika, Clement Mensa-Bonsu, Kwei Dagadu, Nana Yaw Ofori-Koranteng, Daniel Deamesi, David Klu, Kwaku Obeng, Alberto Kwaku Boateng, Nana Yaw Oware, Chris Yalley, Michael Odarno, Yaw Bempah, Naval Lieutenant L.N. Teiko Tagoe, Isaac Kwame Adjah, and Allan Idun.