“We Spend a Lot of Money Trying To Resolve Chieftaincy Conflicts” - Akufo-Addo
- President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed concern over the amount of money spent on addressing chieftaincy disputes
- He said half of the National Security budget is spent on resolving chieftaincy disputes in parts of the country
- The president said these while launching the Kwahu State book at Mpreaso in the Eastern Region on Saturday, April 16
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is concerned that half of the National Security budget goes into resolving chieftaincy disputes in parts of the country.
The president expressed worry while launching the Kwahu State book at Mpreaso in the Eastern Region on Saturday, April 16.
He noted that he had expected that the documentation of the Traditional Council State books would help resolve chieftaincy conflicts in the nation.
Kwahu State book
The 3000-page book comprises the history, culture, and customs of the Kwahu State.
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''Upon assumption of office, I realised that we spend the financial resources on resolving chieftaincy conflicts in all parts of the country,'' he said, according to 3news.
Easter: Akufo-Addo Urges Ghanaians To Act Responsibly and Safely During Celebration
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to live responsibly and safely during the Easter celebration despite the lifting of the Covid-19 restrictions.
In his Easter message via Facebook on Thursday, April 14, the president reiterated that the country's Covid infection rate is low, with only 32 active cases recorded as of Monday, April 11.
''Fellow Ghanaians, this year's Easter will be the first in three years that we're going to have the opportunity to celebrate fully following the lifting of virtually all the restrictions the government imposed to help win the fight against COVID-19,'' he said.
Akufo-Addo Sends Heartwarming Fraternal Greetings to Muslims
Also, President Akufo-Addo recently sent out fraternal greetings to Muslims in Ghana and around the world on the commencement of the Ramadan Fast.
The observance of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan began on Saturday, April 2, 2022, and Muslims won't eat or drink during the hours of daylight, beginning Sunday, April 3.
In a Facebook message, President Akufo-Addo said that Ramadan is a month of intense devotion and commitment to the principles of love, sacrifice, and dedication to duty.
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