Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

- The Kobine festival is to honor farmers for a bumper harvest

- The festival is also to create unity among the people of Lawra

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President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday joined the Chiefs and people of Lawra in the Upper West Region to celebrate this year’s Kobine festival.

Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

Akufo-Addo in a handshake with the Paramount Chief of Lawra, Naaa Abaifah Karbo

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The Traditional Area celebrate the festival in honor of farmers and also to mark the end of a successful harvest.

Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

Akufo-Addo being welcomed to Lawra

President Nana Addo together with some State Ministers and some members of the new Patriotic Party (NPP) represented the nation to climax the annual celebration.

Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

Some foreign dignitaries at this year's festival

The paramount Chief of Lawra, Naaa Abaifah Karbo and his sub-chiefs, were on hand to welcome the President and his entourage to the festival.

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Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

Some cultural group at the festival

The Member of Parliament of the Lawra, Anthony Abaifa Karbo in an address urged the people of his constituency to embrace peace in order to speed up development in the area.

Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

President Akufo-Addo and Anthony Karbo, MP of the area

This year’s Kobine festival marks the 41st of its kind as people from all walks of life including Ivory Coast, made their way to Lawra to participate in the celebration.

Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

Some elders of Lawra displaying the Ghana flag

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Akufo-Addo celebrates Kobine Festival with the Chiefs and people of Lawra

The MP, Anthony Karbo in a cultural display

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