- Togbe Afede says NPP must be commended for Free SHS policy
- He is also encouraging Chiefs to partner NPP to develop their communities
The Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV has commended President Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for implementing its flagship, Free SHS educational policy.
According to him, the NPP government is on the right path of handing over to the Ghanaian child an effective weapons of fighting poverty in their lives across the country.
Speaking at a durbar in Ho to climax the 2017 Asogli Yam Festival, Togbe Afede commended government for other initiatives such as the industrialization policy and the fight against corruption and environmental degradation.
The President of the National House of Chiefs however, lamented the dwindling role of chiefs in national development and said measures were being put in place to ensure they “won back their nobility”.
“We must do things differently. The same way will not help us, biblical miracles are history now. God does not reward laziness and mediocrity, he rewards hard work,” he said.
He called on chiefs to support Government’s policies and take advantage of them to develop their areas of jurisdiction.
Togbe Afede said poverty was not God’s design for mankind and urged Government to liberate the private sector to transform the economy and create wealth for the citizenry.
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