The King and Overload of the Gonja Traditional Kingdom, Yagbonwura Suleman Tutumba Boresa (I), has called on the youth of Gonjaland to take their education very serious, bemoaning that the standard of education in Gonjaland has fallen and insisted on the leaders of Gonjaland Youth Association and relevant stakeholders to share ideas on how to solve the situation.
He made the call in a speech read on his behalf by the paramount Chief of Mankpan Traditional Area, Mankpanwura Jakpa Anchor-Ade Borenyi (I) on the occasion of the Gonjaland Youth Association at Daboya in the North Gonja District of the savannah Region under the theme “Improving the standard of Education in Gonjaland for sustainable Development, the role of the youth”.
According to him, the standard of education in Gonjaland today has fallen which need serious brainstorming to revive the falling standard of education in the Region ” he lamented’.
He said, in this 21st century, education is the game – changer and the development of every nation strives on very strong educational base.
Education is therefore , a critical factor in our development and we as a people must embrace to compliment the effort of our educational professionals .
Yagbowura also called on the youth of Gonjaland to embrace peace and also be good ambassadors of Gonja kingdom and stay away from acts that will have the tendency of denting the image of the kingdom.
According to him, peace is a valuable asset which drives socio-economic development in every aspect of lifes, adding that peace must therefore be paramount to promote development in our communities .
“There is no doubt that there is a greater need to create culture of peace and conflict-free environment”, he noted.
He also, encouraged inter tribal marriage to strengthen ties among themselves.
He noted that relationships between Gonja’s and other ethnic groups dates way back and urged sons and daughters of the land to continue to co-exist peacefully with other tribes and also eschew violence and other negative acts that will derail the development of Gonjaland and entire Savannah Region .
Source: yagbonradioonline/Fataw Diwura