Emmanuel Todd, GNA
Accra, Aug. 9, GNA – Mr E. Amatie Akuete, Ag
President of the GaDangme Council has urged Chiefs and leaders to emulate the
management qualities and virtues of King Tackie Tawiah I.
He explained the Kings traits of bravery,
hardwork, honesty and interest to serve the folks he ruled, was a exceptional virtue
that was lacking in existing leadership,
be it political or standard, incorporating that, he was optimistic that
these virtues when adopted would help in the socio-economic advancement of
households, communities and the nation at substantial.
Mr Akuete gave the assistance at a lecture
series organised by the Kwabena Nketia Centre for Africana Scientific studies (KNCAS) of
the African College Collage of Conversation (AUCC), in partnership with the
GaDangme Council, in honour of King Tackie Tawiah I.
The initial of a series of lectures was on the
concept “sharing awareness with the people”, which sought to carry alive the
history and management attributes of King Tackie Tawiah I, who dominated the
GaDangmes for 40 decades from 1862 to
1902, bringing a ton of improvements to the GaDangme community and the country at
Mr Akuete observed that honesty, transparency
and good listening techniques were being excellent management traits, advising that
“leaders ought to not guide as though they did not need to have the contribution of
“Consult when you will need to and create a wealth
of know-how all around you as a chief,’ he said.
He also adviced the youth, specifically all those
within just the GaDangme classic location, to spend their time into reading and
trying to find information, most importantly about the record, cultures and traditions
of terrific personalities, who had imparted know-how to the environment and their
He urged the youth to seek the advice of the aged
for guidance and know-how and not to consider they know it all.
Rev. Professor Phillip Laryea, of the Akrofi
Christalller Institute of Theology, Mission and Society, in his deal with famous
that, the loaded lifestyle and traditions of the Ga state in poetry and literature
dated as considerably back as the 1700’s, adding that, a lot additional desires to be exploited
about the GaDangmes.
He said the resilience of the King toward
the influx of foreign trade, his combat to secure the Sakumono lagoon collectively
with other fresh new drinking water bodies were being spots which needed to be reconsidered,
on the lookout at the depletion of lagoons, rivers and lakes within just the Larger Accra
Location in current occasions.
Rev Laryea claimed the preservation and
renovation of the King’s Museum was of excellent value, and that, it would
assist protect historical elements and other relics which experienced been remaining to
deteriorate and squander absent more than the a long time.
He also entreated religious bodies and other
stakeholders to work jointly to protect the rich lifestyle of the GaDangbes.
Mrs Bella Ahu, President, Ghana Tourism
Federation, explained function these as this, gave chance to the youthful technology
to be enlightened on the loaded society and comprehend exactly where they experienced appear from
to effectively put together for the upcoming.
She reported the youth must not toss absent their
society for foreign kinds but relatively secure it for the planet to value what they
had as a individuals.