The Chief of Kpobiman, a community in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra region of Ghana, Nii Tetteh Mensah Kootse I, has condemned the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa saying; it clearly undermines the spirit of Africa unity.
Nii Tetteh Mensah Kootse I, said this on the sidelines of the annual Homowo celebration of the people of Kpobiman.
The Chief who expressed displeasure at the appalling treatment meted out to other African nationals in South Africa called for stringent measures to end the unfortunate occurrence.
Xenophobic attacks broken out in South Africa following indigenes protest against foreign nationals taking over their businesses.
Touching on election related violence in the country, Nii Tetteh Mensah Kootse I, noted that Ghana will be going to the polls to elect a new President and Parliamentarians in 2020 urging Ghanaians to ignore any person or group of people who attempt to use them to foment chaos for their parochial political ambitions.
He also used the occasion to entreat the youth to desist from immoral acts that retards the growth and development of the country.
According to Nii Tetteh Mensah Kootse I, the youth are the future leaders of the country and ought to render sacrificial services to the state to stimulate progress.
He entreated the youth to stay away from drugs particularly cocaine, heroin, weeds among others that could ruin their lives.
Nii Tetteh Mensah Kootse I, noted that there were a lot of challenges affecting the youth and appealed to stakeholders to join the fight against drug abuse to save the lives of the youth to help them to become responsible leaders in the future.
By: Paul Mamattah