23.2 C
Accra
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister prompts African leaders to intensify efforts at eliminating conflicts

Must Read

Call for Affirmative Action Bill to be passed before 2023

By: Razak Baba The Executive, the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Parliament have been urged to hasten...

3 persons shot dead by gunmen near Bawku SHS

Calm has returned to Bawku after the shooting incident which killed three people Tuesday, August 16. Information on how...

Private Universities challenged to venture into digital manufacturing to support local industries to create jobs

By Mercy Darko Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has challenged universities, especially the private ones to explore venturing into digital...

A Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Habibu Tijani says in order for the African Union to thrive, individuals especially the youth need to eschew divisive tendencies that promote conflicts on the continent.

Personnel from the Ghana National Cadet Corps, dressed in their navy green uniform were joined by the Cadet Corps from Labone Senior High school to participate in the maiden edition of the parade.

They went through their drills as the flag of Ghana and the AU flag were hoisted.Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Habibu Tijani, who was also the reviewing officer for the parade reiterated the importance of the role of the youth in the development of the continent. He touted some initiatives government has put in place to empower the youth.

Mr. said” I wish to make a special appeal to the leadership of the various youth organizations in the country to cease the opportunity that the Africa Union Day provides and commemorate it every year, as we do on Republic Day, Independence Day and other national days”

Coordinator General of the National Cadet Corps Nicholas Amarteifio appealed to government to ensure that the event is made a “national occasion”.

General Secretary of the All African Students Union Peter Kodjie said “Ghana must lead the way in the celebration of such historic events”.

Deputy Foreign Minister laying wreath

Wreaths were laid on behalf of the Youth and Students of the Continent and the AU. The Deputy Minister laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ghana, after which a minute of silence was observed in honour of the departed souls who have sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the continent.

Story by Nathaniel Nartey

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Call for Affirmative Action Bill to be passed before 2023

By: Razak Baba The Executive, the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Parliament have been urged to hasten...

3 persons shot dead by gunmen near Bawku SHS

Calm has returned to Bawku after the shooting incident which killed three people Tuesday, August 16. Information on how they were killed remains scanty,...

Private Universities challenged to venture into digital manufacturing to support local industries to create jobs

By Mercy Darko Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has challenged universities, especially the private ones to explore venturing into digital manufacturing to help local industries...

Mahama criticises Akufo-Addo for refusing to review Free SHS

Former President John Dramani Mahama has criticised President Akufo-Addo for the continuous refusal of his government to review the flagship Free Senior High School...

University of Ghana wins $165 million judgement debt case

A District Court in the United States of America has turned down a request to compel the University of Ghana (UG) to pay ACE...

More Articles Like This