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I Inherited Only A Cocoa Shed Roofed With Palm Fronts - Chief Tells His Story After 28years On Stool

One of the oldest Chiefs in the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional council is Barima Ampem Darko I, chief of Awuronsua in the Atiwa East district in the eastern region.

He has revealed that the community in the past 28 years has seen good development in his era as chief of the land.

According to him, he inherited only Cocoa Shed roofed with palm fronts, markets made of palm fronts, no accessible roads, schools roofed with palm fronts but now he can boast of good roads, schools, water, and a lot more in the pipeline.

"I only came to meet one cocoa shed roofed with palm fronts. It was built by the community. We had markets, schools dubar grounds also roofed with palm fronts. But after 28 years, I have been able to lobby for good roads, good schools, accessible roads, and ongoing one district one factory. I have lobbied very well and I'm still lobbying" - Barima Ampem Darko I

Awuronsua is a recognised cocoa farming community in the region that produces tonnes of cocoa beans.

By: Nana Gyasi

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Akyem Abuakwa Atiwa East Awuronsua Cocoa Cocoa Shed


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