An inter-denominational thanksgiving service was organised for Awulae Agyefi Kwame II, Paramount Chief of Lower Town Axim and Nsein Traditional Area, to mark his 80th birthday, on Sunday, at Nsein in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region.
The event that also marked the 55th anniversary of the enstoolment of Awulae Agyefi Kwame II, brought together members of the Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian, and the Pentecost churches, to give praise to God.
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Ebenezer Kojo Kum; the Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah; Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East, Elizabeth Dorcas Amoah; Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah and other personalities from the Nzemaland attended the event.
The Western Regional House of Chiefs (WRHC) was represented by the Paramount Chiefs of Wassa Amenfi, Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyi II, Awulae Angama Tu Gyan of Gwira, Hima Dekyi of Upper Dixcove and some divisional chiefs from the region.
Mr Kum said “Awulae has been the brain behind solutions to problems confronting the WRHC, which has contributed to the development of the region.”
The Bishop of the Sekondi Diocese of the Methodist Church, Rt Rev D. D. Brace, in a sermon, said “God has ‘picked’ the paramount chief from the Teacher Training College to lead his people as a good traditional ruler.”
Awulae Agyefi Kwame II, said he was elated that people from all walks of life had joined him to celebrate his 80th birthday and 55th anniversary of his enstoolment.
FROM PETER GBAMBILA, NSEIN