Saturday 7th March, 2020
Regina Atule, GNA
Damango, March 07,
GNA – The Savannah Region, for the first time since its creation in 2018,
celebrated the country’s Independence Anniversary in a grand style.
Many residents of
the region thronged the Damongo Town Park on Friday to witness the event, which
saw four contingents of members of the Security Services comprising the Ghana
National Fire Service, Ghana Police Service and Ghana Immigration Services as
well as Cadet Corps from two schools mount parade for a match past.
About 2,000 students
and pupils from selected basic and second cycle schools, voluntary
organisations, and political parties and youth groups also took part in the
Mr Salifu Adam
Braimah, Savannah Regional Minister, who addressed the parade, said the chiefs
and people of the region were not only excited for celebrating the country’s
independence this year, but were also happy to celebrate their own independence
they gained from the Northern region to manage their own affairs as a region.
Mr Adam Braimah
commended the President for granting the heart desires of the chiefs and people
of the area by creating a new region for them.
Mr Abu Jinapor, a
Deputy Chief of Staff gave the people of the area the assurance that government
was committed to develop the area to an appreciable level