Former President John Dramani Mahama paid homage to the people of the Ga land when he graced the Ga Homowo festival in GA Mashie in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, amid excitements among the gathered crowd.
Mr. Mahama who was accompanied by some top members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) including the General Secretary of the Party, Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah popularly known as General Mosquito was greeted by scores of people at the Ga Mashie area. He also extended courtesies to the Gbese Mantse, Nii Ayibonte II, who together with his people were clothed in red.
The Homowo festival is marked annually by the Ga people as an occasion to celebrate their ancestors' victory over hunger. The traditional dish, Kpokpoi, mainly made from corn is prepared during Homowo and sprinkled in a symbolic homage to the Ga ancestors. Families and well wishers join the the eating of the Kpokpoi and wish each other well for a successful year ahead.
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