He was sworn in by Justice Alexander Osei-Tutu, a High Court Judge.
Nene Animle swore to the oath to uphold the chieftancy institution, the oath of allegiance, the oath of secrecy and the judicial oath.
The programme was interspersed with rich cultural display of the people of the Shai Traditional Area and witnessed by the kingmakers of Osudoku and other member of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs.
They include Nene Abram Kabu Akuako III, President Greater Accra of the Regional House of Chiefs, Nii Kpobi Tetteh Tsuru, Vice President of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, Nii Tetteh Otu II, Kpone Mantse and Nene Kanor Atiapah, Acting President of the Ningo Traditional council.
The other members are King (Dr.) Odaifio Welentsi II, Nungua Mantse, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Osu Mantse, Nii Odote Obuor II, Sempe Mantse, Nii Odjei Kraku II, Tema Mantse, Nene Atsure Bentu III, of Prampram.
Nene Akuaku urged the kingmakers and people of Osudoku to support the new member of the House to discharge his duties, saying that was the only way to maintain peace for the development of the area.
Nene Akuoku expressed the House’s commitment to work with the new member to ensure that the Regional House of Chiefs resolved all teething problems confronting the people.
Nene Atiapa urged the Nene Animle not to lord himself over his people, but to ensure that he used all laid down procedures to resolve chieftaincy and land disputes that may arise among his people.
“You have been officially accepted into the regional house of chiefs. It now behoves you to live above reproach to give the people that confidence and trust that each and everyone of them would be treated justly and fairly.” Nene Atiapa said.
Nene Animle, pledged to abide by the norms regulating the conduct of members as well as the chieftaincy institution.
He appealed to the government and the Minister of Chieftaincy and
Traditional Affairs to reverse the transfer of the Registrar of the Regional House of Chiefs, to enable him assist resolve all outstanding issues of the house.
By Lawrence Vomafa-Akpalu