The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Mr Samuel A. Jinapor on Monday 13th December led a delegation to commiserate with the Chiefs and the people of the Gbi Traditional Area following the demise of the late paramount chief, Togbega Gabusu VI.
The Minister was on a one-day tour of the Volta region. He described the late Togbega as a very good friend of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo adding that his presence at the Palace was also to express the President’s deepest condolences to the Chiefs and people of Gbi State.
Mr Jinapor recounted his role in the growth of the New Patriotic Party ( NPP) in the area. The Minister was of praises for the Member of Parliament for Hohoe Mr Peter Amewu for his hard work, adding that he is not surprised that he won the 2020 election and described the feet as a “political miracle” in Hohoe.
He also used the occasion to call on the Chiefs and people of Gbi State to work together in unity, disregarding political affiliation and colourisation for the forward march of the region and the country. The Minister on behalf of the Ministry, donated an amount of 20,000 cedis, one carton of whisky, 10 packs of bottled water in support of the funeral of the late paramount chief.
The Acting Paramount Chief, Togbe Worde expressed his profound gratitude to the Hon. Minister for such a generous gesture.
He also thanked the Minister for taking the time of his busy schedule to mourn with them and further explained that the delegation that keeps coming shows the love the NPPs have for the people of Hohoe and the Gbi State in general.
The Late Paramount chief was a board member of the Forestry Commission, an agency under the Ministry.
Source: PR UNIT – MLNR.