Osu Alata Celebrate Homowo


The Chiefs and people of the Osu Alata Division if the Osu Traditional Council have celebrated their annual Homowo with the sprinkling of “Kpokpoi”, the traditional food of the Gas, at the various traditional clan houses, some principal streets of Osu and ancestral areas.

The people clad in red and black apparel dancing to the tune of traditional songs ad poured libation for their ancestor.

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The sprinkling of the traditional food Kpokpoi started from the Osu Alata Chiefs palace (Mantse Shia) then to Akwetey Nanta We, Akoto We, Adade among other places and ended at the Christianborg Castle.

Homowo literally means ‘hooting at hunger’ is celebrated annually by the people of the Greater Accra region to signify the abundance of food in the Ga Traditional area.

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It also to take stock of the past and fashion out ways if enhancing the development of the area.

Speaking in an interview with Westafrica24.com after the sprinkling, the Osu Alata Wolɛi Atsɛ (Osu Alata Chief Fisherman), Nii Tetteh Apo Dzamrodza II, urged GaDangme Chiefs to be transparent in the discharge of their traditional duties to gain the confidence and the support of the people.

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He was unhapy about the numerous chieftaincy as well as land related disputes in the Greater Accra region.

Nii Tetteh Apo Dzamrodza II, called for love and unity among the people Osu to avoid division among them.

By:Paul Mamattah


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