Indigenes Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis and its environs in the western region are noted of celebrating festivals in a grand style than any other regions in Ghana.
Such festivals include Christmas, Easter among other relevant activities.
However one particular significant activities to occur in the month of April 2021 is no other than "YESU ASOR", which was started as a youth movement to celebrate the holidays among residents in Sekondi attract visitors from all over Ghana and beyond to jubilate.
Furthermore, on the day of Easter, komfo ase, the town center becomes a melting pot of everything extreme in merrymaking as the unusual basses of revellery vibrate all night long.
It is said on that occasion, an effigy labeled Judas is erected and stoned at the Sekondi Anaafo beach to signify the community's abhorrence of traitorousness.
The festival climaxes on the eve of Easter Sunday when extravaganza is spread across Sekondi, birthplace of Ghana's Rail Transport Industry established in 1898 making it one of the most important administrative towns in the British Gold Coast.
Meanwhile, Ghana including Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis not excluded from the deadly pandemic is still struggling to minimize the disease.
During this short festive celebration, there would be an economic growth within Sekondi in terms of drinking bars and spot operations, food vendors and other individuals engaged in petty trading.
Nevertheless indigenes within the oil city have began to realize how effective will this year's celebration of Easter "YESU ASOR" amid Covid-19 in terms of observing the safety protocols.
Meanwhile in a way to curtail the spread of the coronavirus during this festive season, the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has decided to closed down all drinking bars and spots within the Metropolis.
Such move will take effect from Friday 2nd to Monday 5th April 2021.
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