It was a blend of Hausa and Zabarma tradition, sharing of ideas and business interactions as the cabinet members of Kumasi Zango Chief, Sarki Sultan Umar Farouk welcomed the Greater Accra Zabarma Chief, Sarki Pro-Umar Abubakar Tanko and his entourage in the company of the Greater Kumasi Chief of the Zabarma and his Cabinet.
The gathering which was held at the Kumasi Zango Chief’s Palace was centred on peace and unity among Zango youth, cultural as well as opportunities yet to be exploited by the two Chiefs.
The Waziri of Kumasi Zango Chief welcomes the Accra Zabarma Chief with the history and achievement of his predecessors as well as Current chiefs.
History revealed that the main priority of Kumasi Zango Palace is education and support to the Zango communities Nationwide. Sultan Umar Farouk advises chiefs within the Zango communities to adopt programs that focus on harnessing the potentials of Zango youth and beneficial to the nation as a whole.
The Greater Kumasi Zabarma Chief Alhaji Amadu Abdullah recounted the good relationship that existed between them and pledged to continue to keep the Candle burning and shining. Additionally, he proposed for collaboration between Zabarma community in Kumasi and the Zango community in areas such as capacity building, science and Girl-child Education. The Greater Accra Zabarma Chief again called for deepened mutual collaboration in the future and expressed gratitude to the Kumasi Zango Chief for the warm reception.
The two Chiefs furthermore appealed to Chiefs and Imams to encourage their community to participate in the ongoing voter identification card registration exercise adding that all eligible voters should register without fear of intimidation. According to him, Ghana is a democratic country with a high level of respect for rule of law, to that and been has internationally recognised as a gateway of Africa’s democracy; hence he is certain that Zabarma’s who are Ghanaian citizens will be treated accordingly without any intimidation.
Sarki Pro-Umar Tanko noted that there are Zabarma people whose parents were born in Ghana whilst others were in Ghana before independent and had made a significant impact in Ghana’s struggle for Independence.
He therefore appealed to the officials of the Electoral Commission at the various registration centres to take note and ensure that all eligible voters are allowed to exercise their democratic rights without any intimidation.
The Waziri of Accra Zabarma Chief, Alhaji Musah Soroko thanked the entire cabinet of the Kumasi Zango Chief for the warm reception accorded to them.
Source: wadataonline.com/Muhammed Faisal Mustafa