The people of Bosome Freho Ghana celebrate 67 years since gaining independence from its colonial rulers, the British, today 6th March, 2024 at Asiwa Bobiam School Park. This year’s event was graced by some selected schools across the district. About fifteen (15) schools along with other groups and agencies were involved in the parade.

Hon. Kofi Adu Amoateng (DCE) was the Reviewing Officer for the Celebration. Mr. Solomon Owusu, the District Director of Education in his welcoming address reminded the citizens of the values that have shaped our nation and made it what it is today. Mr. Owusu said, our democracy is not just a system of governance. It is our way of Life, also the embodiment of our collective will, the expression of our freedom, and the foundation of our pride as a nation. The Education Director therefore urged Ghanaians to reflect on the journey that had brought us this far.

On behalf of the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, the District Chief Executive of Bosome Freho Hon. Kofi Adu -Amoateng in his addressed wishes  the people of Bosome Freho a happy anniversary. Hon. Amoateng said, being independent means, you have the freedom and ability to make an informed decision in life without having asked others for help and not taking permission from anyone thereby taking full responsibility for seeing things through.

The DCE said Independence Day stands for the triumphant of bravery, teamwork, and the tenacious spirit of our fathers. Our fight for independence was more than just a political movement, it was a battle for our right to self-determination, fairness, and human decency. Hon. Amoateng added that, at the age of 67, Ghana has become a mature nation and we expected massive transformation at this stage in our political history.

The DCE said statistics from Ghana Health Service in the Ashanti Region indicate that Bosome Freho is among the leading teenage pregnancies race in the region and therefore urged all and sundry to put in the necessary effort to change this narrative. We cannot sit unconcerned for our future generations to deteriorate; it is high time we do something to control and save our society and the younger generation. He entreated the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Ghana Education Service Health Directorate, Management of the District Assembly, Parents, Security agencies, and the Assembly Members to come out with pragmatic measures to curtail this situation.

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