President of the National House of Chiefs and the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, has organised an end-of-year party for the childr
President of the National House of Chiefs and the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, has organised an end-of-year party for the children and aged people of the Asogli State to mark the yuletide celebration.
The event drew over 2,300 children to Togbe’s residence in the Volta regional capital of Ho on Boxing Day, Wednesday, 26th December, 2018 and another on Sunday, 6th January, 2019 for over 100 aged of the Asogli State.
The two events attracted pupils from the basics schools, opinion leaders, elders and Chiefs from some traditional areas, who were served with good music, story telling, good food and drinks amidst fun.
The children in a more respectful gesture, had the opportunity to be served by chiefs of the Asogli State, including Togbe Afede, who led the team of chiefs to ensure every child that showed up on the day had something to eat or drink.
Addressing the children on Wednesday, Togbe Afede XIV urged the children to be obedient, respectful and persevere in their academic studies to become important people in future so as to play useful roles in the society. He asked the children to pitch good people in society and aspire to be like them.
Togbe Kasa III of Ahoe, who spoke on behalf of Togbe on Sunday, entreated the gathering to train their children into becoming good leaders towards nation building.
According to Togbe Kasa III, there would be no bright future if the youth lack the right upbringing, coupled with the use of drugs and improper dressing among others. He therefore called on parents (aged), to put their feet down and ensure that the young ones are given the needed discipline in shaping their lives towards a better tomorrow, with the spirit to building a better society.
Mama Agblatsu III, Afetor-nyornufia of Bankoe on behalf of Shepherd’s Centre of Ageing, commended the Agbogbomefia for his initiative to annually host the aged to a dinner table and in effect, uniting to create a joyful old age for every aged person.
Mama Agblatsu II, equally challenged parents to be very critical of their wards saying, technology has made it possible for the young ones to engage in dangerous activities oblivious to their parents.
Story by: Abdul-Iddrisu Faisel | awakenewsonline.com