Bawumia Defies Heavy Downpour To Attend Ohum odwira Festival
The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia had defied heavy downpour to attend the Ohum odwira festival of the people of Mampong Akwapim.
The heavy downpour, many people at the festival grounds believed would destroy the beauty of the celebrations until the Vice president stormed the venue amid cheers from the crowd.
The exemplary leadership shown by the Vice president has been Commended by the Traditional leaders who were present for the occasion.
In view of that, the Mampong Traditional Council expressed great appreciation to He Mahamadu Bawumia for defying all odds, drive through the rains to join them celebrate their festival, which could have been marred without hi availability and presence.
Speaking to the Media, the Apesemakahene of Mampong Akwapim Nana Yirenkyi I, said the Vice President’s conduct last Saturday was exceptional.
According to him not every leader or persons in such Hugh position would do so.
“Look, we are in this country and we have seen how leaders respond to events, they either come late, or don’t come at all even on a good day. But our Vice president has proven to us all to respect others. He drove through the heavy rains here to join us celebrate. We thank him for that honour,” he said.
He also averred that when the rains set in, they all thought the event will be called off since to them, the Vice president cannot make it through the rains “but he surprised all of us when we heard the siren indicating his arrival,” he said.
Nana Yirenkyi l said this really shows the respect the vice president has for the Chiefs.
He charged Ghanaian leaders to follow the example given by the vice President.——- Contact Mampong Akwapim Apesemakahene Nana Yirenkyi l 0201423829