Delegation from the Nungua Traditional Area led by the President of the Nungua Traditional Council and the Paramount Chief of Nungua, Professor Odaifio Welentsi has paid a visit to members of Ga-Dangme Europa, a Ga Dangmes living in Europe at Kiel in Germany.
Other members of the delegation included Nungua Noryaa Mantse, Nii Odai Kwei, Nii Otu Quaye and the Reagent of Katamanso, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo.
Briefing the Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday, Prof. Welentsi explained that the visit was to acquaint delegation with the operations of the association and seek ways to replicate its success stories back home in Nungua.
The Leader stressed that some of the main issues centered on transformation and growth of Ga-Dangmes, enhancing education, health and social development.
He stated that the development of Ga-Dangme remained paramount to him and therefore, appealed to those outside shores of the country, especially Ga- Dagbme Europa to consistently support the growth and development of their relations and the communities back home.
As part of the visit, the President and Paramount Chief inaugurated the Ga-Dangme Kiel S. H. E. V group at a three-day Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Ga-Dagbme Europa group.
He received a Citation by all Ga-Dangmes, a group in the Diaspora for his responsive and influential leadership in Nungua.
The President of Ga-Dangme Kiel S.H.E.V, Gabriel Nii Afotey Quaye, applauded Prof. Welentsi for the visit, saying it was worthwhile and an avenue for many opportunities between Nungua and group to come.
Nii Nungua mentioned that, it was their aim to partner the Plastic Waste Recycling Company for the establishment of a plastic plant in Nungua when they met ABK Dauber Kundenzentrum Verwaltung, a plastic waste company.
At a meeting with the Mayor of Kiel, Hans-Werner Tovar, Nii Agbo noted that their visit was also to have a sister city relation between Nungua and Kiel under which exchange programmes would be held to enable the youth in Nungua and Kiel to learn each other’s cultures to improve their lives.
The Reagent of Katamanso stressed that with the level of technological advancement in Kiel, exchange programmes, especially in the field of health and education would go a long way to help improve the conditions of the people in Nungua and Ghana as a whole.
BY VICTOR A. BUXTON