Don’t Foment Trouble, Ga State Queen Urges Politicians


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Naa Dedei Omedru III, the Queen of the Ga State, has called on politicians to be decorous in their language as they intensified their campaign towards in the December elections.

She said the campaigns must be devoid of insults as we all seek a peaceful election.

Naa Omedru said this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, when she arrived from the United States after short holidays.

She was welcomed at the Kotoka International Airport by representatives of the Ga Traditional Council (GTC), led by Nii Dodoo Nsaki III, the Acting President.

Naa Omedru urged the Electoral Commission to work hard to ensure that peaceful elections are held in December.

She said the country belongs to all Ghanaians so it is important for all to intensify their prayers for a successful election.

Naa Omedru, 82, and also known in private life as Naa Dedei Ablah, also expressed her pleasure at seeing the successful celebration of the Ga Mashie Homowo Festival and congratulated the chiefs and people for the various roles played.

Naa Omedru was installed Ga Manye (Ga Queen) in 1963 at the age of 29 years and had ruled for 53 years.

She said: “Throughout my reign I have demonstrated an extraordinary sense of fairness by seeking the welfare of women in the Ga State.”

Nii Dodoo Nsaki III, the Acting President of the GTC, said the valuable role of Naa Omedru cannot be understated and called on women to emulate the leadership qualities of the Ga Manye.