Ashalaja zongo Gets New Chief

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The Muslims leadership of Ashalaja community in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, have unanimously installed Ahmed Ibrahim as a new zongo chief for the area.

This is made possible after the council of elders and the traditional leaders riped off the then zongo chief, Yusif Attahiru of his title as the zongo chief.

Yusif Attahiru was accused of insurbodnation and total disregard of Norms and Traditional authority of the Owners of the Land.

The coronation of the newly installed zongo chief saw the attendance of the council of zongo chiefs , leadership of the community Traditional leaders as well as well wishers .

The occasion which took place at the Ashalaja school park became very colorful as many who came praises the newly installed chief as a peace maker.

The colourful ceremony was observed under the strict protocol adherence of COVID-19.

In an exclusive interview with Ghanaiandemocrat.com, the newly installed chief Ahmed Ibrahim shortly after the coronation, indicated that his first point of call is to promote peace amongst the Muslims and the zongo people of the area.

According him, since education has become very important in the building of the human capacity , he would ensure that education becomes paramount in the area.

Lamenting over the lack of portable drinking water in the area, he promised to work closely with the appropriate authority and called on the government to come to their aid to ease the suffering people go through in accessing portable water .

As the country going in the December polls to elect leaders, he charged the youth to be ambassadors of peace and not agents to cause chaos.

He admonished them to be steadfast and be champion of peace as there are many factions in the town.

The Deputy CEO of Pacific oil Alhaj Malik who happens to be a brother to the newly installed chief, urged him to be a peace maker , and call upon him to work very hard to bring development and unity to the area.

The newly installed Ashalaja Zongo chief, Ahmed Ibrahim has been adopted into the songhai ethnic groupings and installed as the songhai chief of the Ga south municipality by the supreme council of Songhai chiefs .

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