The 75th anniversary of the late Nana Ofori Atta the first Okyehene of the Akyem Abuakwa traditional area was launched yesterday 6th August 2018 in Ofori Panin Fie Kyebi.
The week long celebration will be graced by the first Gentleman of the land Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, His Royal Majesty Otumfour Osei Tutu II Asantehene, Chief Mrs. Justice Sophia Akuffo Addo and other personalities from Diaspora.
The Chairman of the anniversary Barima Kwaku Dua , the Etwienanahene( Ahenenanahene) of Akyem Abuakwa said that, the week long celebration is slated for Friday 17th August 2018 , Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin and the people of Akyem land will dress in Black and red to mourn their Grandfather Nana Ofori Atta.
He slated 20th August 2018 there will be a memorial lectures by Okyeman Kanea Prof. Robert Add-Fening at the Accra International conference center at 5:30 pm and he also continue with a pre launch a book written by Prof. Robert Addo-Fening which will be strictly by invitation.
On Wednesday 22nd August 2018 , there will be a women caucus meeting at Ofori Panin Fie Kyebi which will be hosted by Okyehemaa Nana Dokuaa in remembrance of Nana Ofori Atta who championed several activities of women and ensuring that ladies may have access in Education in the Akyem Abuakwa traditional area.
Barima Kwaku Duah also said that, Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin will also unveil an Exhibition of the late Nana Ofori Atta at Ofori Panin Fie Kyebi to the general public.
A grand durbar will be held on Thursday 11:00 am in honour of Nana Ofori Atta which will be graced by His Royal Majesty Otumfour Osei Tutu II Asantehene and President of the republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, He stated it categorically.
Barima Kwaku Duah also stressed that, an ultramodern Ammantuomeenu Nana Ofori Atta high Court which was constructed by His
Grandchildren will be dedicated and donated to the State by Justice Mrs. Sophia Akuffo as well as Susubiribi Gospel rock show on the following day Friday.
Nana Kwaku Duah stated that, there will be a guided tour of Exhibition on Saturday where 73 pictorial works of Nana Ofori Atta will be exhibited at Ofori Panin Fie( palace).
And in the evening, the public will Observe a football tournament and Susubiribi highlife and hip life concert will be a side attraction in the anniversary.
The whole celebration According Nana Kwaku Duah, will be climaxed on Sunday August 26th 2018 a thanks giving service which will be held at Ebenezer congregation Kyebi Presbyterian Church , highlighting Nana Ofori Atta’s contributions to the development in Akyem Abuakwa traditional area and Ghana as a whole.
Source: Tweneboah Koduah /Kessbenfm.com