The Chiefs and people of the Afife Traditional Area, in the Ketu North constituency, on Sunday, November 20, 2016, conferred the chieftaincy title ‘Torgbui Dunenyo Dzigbodi I’ on the 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
At a short ceremony at Afife, Torgbui Adzaklo V, President of the Afife Traditional Area, stated that the conferment of the chieftaincy title on Nana Akufo-Addo was in recognition of his contribution towards national development, justice and peace over the years.
“You have exhibited total commitment to peace, patience, selflessness, transparency, accountability, incorruptibility. In this regard, we confer on you the title Torgbui Dunenyo Dzigbodi I”, Torgbui Adzaklo V said.
According to Torgbui Adzaklo V, the decision by Nana Akufo-Addo to put Ghana first by resorting to the use of the courts in the aftermath of the disputed 2012 elections, as well as accepting the split 5-4 verdict of the Court, even though he disagreed with the verdict, was enough proof of the NPP flagbearer’s love for Ghana.
“You have remained patient and bided your time. This time, however, we are sure your patience and your love for Ghana will pay off”, the Chief added.
In his brief acceptance speech, Nana Akufo-Addo thanked the Chiefs and people of Afife for the honour done him, and reiterated his commitment to helping build a Ghana that is governed by the rule of law.
He assured the Chiefs and people of the Volta region that when given the mandate in this year’s elections, he will return Ghana onto the path of progress and prosperity, and do a job for all Ghanaians without discrimination.