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Effutu Traditional Authority Concerned Over Cattle Rearing at Deer Hunting Site

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Effutu Oma Odefe, Neenyi Ghartey VII, has raised concerns about the destruction of trees and coconuts planted to keep the Town’s Deer Hunting site green due to cattle rearing in the area. He expressed his worry that the situation was generating tension in the town and the traditional authorities were in dialogue with the Effutu Municipal Chief Executive to resolve the issue.

The Council and Asafo Companies are unhappy that the Effutu Municipal Assembly has not been able to eject the people from the site. They have warned that the Asafo Companies would be compelled to act. However, the Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Zubairu Kassim, said his office received a letter in connection with removing the cattle, which were destroying their heritage. As the matter was a security issue, the Municipal Security Committee has met on it. He assured that they were working to see how best to address it and that the chiefs must partner with the Assembly to find a lasting solution to their concerns.

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During the meeting, the Omanhen called on his people to participate fully in all the activities earmarked for this year’s Aboakyer festival and contribute towards their targeted projects, including sanitation. He stated that the festival was a period for family unification and sober reflection of the town’s development. He added that the festival was an opportunity for all citizens of Effutu, friends, visitors, tourists, and their development partners to fully support the festival.

For the most part, the festival is expected to be successful and peaceful. The Omanhen called on all celebrants to avoid all forms of vices and immoral deeds, which could mar the celebration. He emphasized the need for all Effutu citizens to contribute towards the targeted projects and participate fully in the activities earmarked for the festival.

In conclusion, the Effutu Traditional Authority’s concern over cattle rearing in the Deer Hunting site shows their commitment to preserving the town’s heritage and keeping the area green. The partnership between the traditional authorities and the Effutu Municipal Assembly is crucial in resolving this issue and finding lasting solutions to concerns raised by the Council and Asafo Companies. The Aboakyer festival is an opportunity for Effutu citizens to come together, reflect on their town’s development, and contribute towards targeted projects. It is a period for family unification and a celebration of the town’s rich culture and heritage.

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