:The CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwesi Agyeman has encouraged Ghanaians to carry on the spirit of the Heritage month beyond the month of march, even though the celebrations officially ended .today/yesterday.
He said government will continue to roll out measures of such nature to help cement the ” See Ghana, eat Ghana, feel Ghana and wear Ghana” agenda. Mr Agyeman was speaking at the Climax of the Heritage month celebrations of the End Time Revival Center, Assembles of God in Accra.
The month of March has been set aside by the government to celebrate Ghana’s culture, heritage and to promote tourism. Institutions and Corporate organisations held events within the month to showcase Ghana’s rich culture and associate themselves with the Government’s agenda to make local goods and tourism attractive.
For the End Time Revival Center, Assemblies of God, sunday service is the best time to showcase the rich culture of members in line with the Heritage month celebrations. Members dressed in their traditional attire representing all 16 regions. Most of the men were spotted in their kente cloth with others in Fugu or Batakari with accompanying accessories.
The ladies on the other hand dazzled in their kente and African prints displaying traditional beads adorned on their neck and wrists with beautifully worn head gears of all shapes and sizes, all in merry making mood. CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority Akwesi Agyeman commended the church for the initiative.
The Senior Pastor, Rev Dr.Francis Nyarko called on Ghanaians to support the Heritage Month initiative. I
Also in attendance was GJA President Affail Monney and Dr Thomas Owusu Mensah, a Ghanaian-American-fibre optics inventor.
Story by Nathaniel Nartey