The Royal Kente Weavers and Sellers Association of Ghana has commended President Akufo-Addo for several decisive social interventions his administration has introduced into the Ghanaian body politic since assuming the role of President of the Republic in 2017.
Addressing the President at the Jubilee House when they paid a courtesy call on him today the 26th of August 2020, leader of the delegation, Kwame Nyame, said Government's social intervention policies such as Free SHS, restoration of nurses training allowances, one district one factory, among others, has contributed greatly to the socioeconomic development of the country.
"The student population of Adanwomase Senior High School, has increased from seven hundred (700) to one thousand, nine hundred and seventy (1,970) in number as a result of the free senior high school policy and programme of your Excellency, President Nana Addo. If not for the Free Senior High School policy and programme, where would the majority of one million, two hundred thousand (1,200,000) children of our be" Kwame Nyame stated.
The Association on the basis of the achievements of the President, presented a newly designed kente cloth, named, "Nana Mo ne yo", to President Akufo-Addo to demonstrate their appreciation for the hardwork of the President and his administration.
President Akufo-Addo in his remarks after receiving the gift of the Association, registered his gratitude to them for their kind gesture.
"This is the third time i have received a cloth from you and every time it is better and better. Wow, this one is amazing and I am even lost for words. I really want to thank you sincerely for your gift. I am very grateful" President Akufo-Addo said.
*Kente Craft Village Ghana*
The association in its submission to the President, noted that, kente weaving is a viable source of employment for the youth and to that end, they are submitting a proposal for the consideration of the President, aimed at establishing Kente Craft Village Ghana, in the Eastern, Western, Central Oti and Ahafo regions to offer practical skills training in kente weaving for over five thousand, two hundred and fifty unemployed youth within a period of five (5) years. The Presidency received same and assured the kente weavers that it will be given the attention it deserves.