Security to be beefed up at 2019 Ngayem festival – Police Commander


The Akuse District police commander and supervisor for the Krobo Odumase District, Superintendent Winfred Asare Nyarko has stated that security is already in place for the 2019 Ngayem festival.

The festival is celebreated by the chiefs and people of Manya Krobo District.

The District Commander for Akuse, Supt. Winfred Asare Nyarko gave the assurance and declared their readiness in an interview with at his office at Akuse on Wednesday as the people of Manya prepares to celebrate their annual Ngayem festival slated which will be held from 21st to 27th of October, 2019.

“All measures have been put place to ensure the success of the occasion, everything regarding security is in place tightly before, during and after the festival.

“So am urging everybody and the people of Kroboland to stay calm because there is adequate security in place to ensure successful celebration because thereˈs no cause for alarm,ˮ he said.

He therefore cautioned and warned residents and visitors to desist from any act that will likely mar the beauty of the festival.

He further advised the youth to be law abiding before, during and after the festive occasion as according to him, the Police will never compromise on their duties at the event.

The Manya Krobo traditional area celebrates the Ngayem festival annually to commemorate abundant of harvest especially millet, and to also show gratitude to their gods and ask for protection in the coming years.

Source: Ghana | | Samuel Sackey


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