House of Chiefs calls for peaceful co-existence between Parliament and Executive

President of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi,.

President of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi, has called for peaceful co-existence between Parliament and the Executive arms of Government to enhance the country’s democracy and development.

According to him, the evenness of the 8th Parliament in terms of numbers, calls for absolute cooperation between the two sides to accelerate the socio-economic transformation of Ghana.

Speaking at an emergency meeting of the House in Kumasi, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi on behalf of the House congratulated President Akufo-Addo on the Supreme Court’s unanimous affirmation of his election.

The House welcomed the newly appointed Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs and promised to work closely with him to promote Ghana’s tradition and culture.

The Emergency Meeting discussed some vital issues concerning the House and congratulated the President on his 77th birthday as well as the upholding of his victory by a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court.

On the COVID-19 pandemic, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi, asked Traditional Authorities to promote vaccination against COVID-19, by educating their subjects on the importance of the vaccination and the need to keep observing the safety protocol.

The Drobomanhene, Nana Okokyeredom Sakyi Arko, expressed concern about widespread chieftaincy disputes in the country and appealed for amicable solution to avoid rancor and bitterness that emerge from court adjudication.

The House admitted two Paramount Chiefs from the Savannah and Greater Accra regions.

A Supervising High Court Judge, Justice Kofi Akrowiah and the President of the House, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi administered the oath of allegiance to the two Paramount Chiefs.

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