The kingmakers and elders of the Ajumanko Dawuranpong Clan in James Town under the Ngleshie Alata quarter of the Ga State have installed Nii Ayi Okufo Obour I, as the new Chief of Lafa, a suburb of Accra.
Nii Ayi Okufo Obour I, known in private life as Benjamin Nii Ayi Ayee, is a 42 year old businessman.
Speaking in an interview with WestAfrica24.com after the outdooring of the Chief, the Head of the Ajumanko Dawuranpong family and the Stool Secretary, Nii Dodu Doodu I, congratulated the new Chief on his installation.
He encouraged him to be focused on developing the area by bringing in more investors to boost employment opportunities for the youth of the area.
Nii Dodu Doodu I, also used the occasion to appeal to the government to provide the Lafa community with schools, banks and hospitals as they are in dire need of them.
He said the traditional authorities are ready to provide the government with plots of land to facilitate development.
Nii Dodu Doodu I, expressed concern over the numerous chieftaincy
disputes in the Ga State and hoped that lasting solutions will be found to them.
The newly installed Chief of the Lafa Traditional Area, Nii Ayi Okufo Obour I, pledged to abide by duties that come with the stool and appealed for support from sons and daughters of Lafa.
He also promised to provide good leadership for the Lafa community and will also protect their lands for them at the cost if his life.
By: Paul Mamattah