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I’ll do my maximum best to bring developments to Frante -Sekyeredumase – Nana Akua Ahenesima I

Nana Akua Ahenesima I

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of COA Research and Manufacturing Company Limited has been installed as “Development Queen” of Frante-Sekyeredumase Traditional Area.

Known in private live as Princess Duncan, first daughter of the CEO of COA Research and Manufacturing Company Limited, the new Development Queen was crown on Friday January 20,2023, with the stool name Nana Akua Ahenesima I.

Held at Frante in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region, the event brought together thousands of people including present and past government officials, traditional leaders, celebrities among others.

Notable among them were the 2020 Campaign Manager for former president Jonh Dramani Mahama, Professor Josuah Alabi, former Deputy Minister of Communications, Hon Ofosu Kwakye, Ashanti Regional Minister Hon Simon Osei, representatives from both NDC and NPP, reps from the Ejura Traditional Council, cebrated actors like Kwasi Boadi (Akrobeto), Kwadwo Nkansa (Lilwin),   Koofori among others.

The chief of Frante, Nana Owusu Sekyere Bobo III at the ceremony said, Nana Akua Ahenesima I has been tasked with the responsibility to mobilise the people and develop the area.

She has been very productive and helpful to our community and so we have no doubt that this responsibility bestowed on her will change the fortunes of our town”.

“She was carefully selected because of her dedication to development of the Frante community “.

Nana Owusu Sekyere Bobo however commended the CEO of COA Research and Manufacturing Company Limited Prof Samuel Ato Duncan for allowing her daughter to help the community.

For her part, Nana Akua Ahenesima I, pledged to discharge her duties with dedication and commitment to engender the growth of the community.

 She also resolved to redeem their traditional role to foster unity of purpose by leveraging on their position as custodians of tradition and customs as well as leaders of their communities to promote development.

“Queen Mothers are instrumental agents of development and should not be caught up in the web of traits that undermine development. We must use our social networking and communication skills to attract development into our communities,” she said.

Nana Akua Ahenesima I used the opportunity to expressed her profound gratitude to all  those who ensured that her installation was a success one.

Professor Samuel Ato Duncan, CEO of COA Research and Manufacturing Company Limited stressed that the role of queen mother’s was not just about sitting in their various homes and parading in their regalia as queens, stating his daughter’s new role will set the pace for others to emulate.

He assured the gathering of his total support to the new queen in the area of development.

“I would have totally rejected the idea if my daughter was to be a development queen in an already established area, but just now you all will agree with me that Frante community is underdeveloped and needs massive infrastructure “.

“This is what i want my daughter to do, take this community from the scratch and development it to a level where everyone in the town will feel the good impact and i can assure Nana Akua Ahenesima I, she has my full support”. He said.

About Princess Duncan

Princess Duncan is the daughter of Executive President of COA Research and Manufacturing Company Ltd and the daughter of Prof Samuel Ato Duncan.

 She is the 2nd Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a Board Member of COA Research and Manufacturing Company Ltd. She is also the CEO of Princess Duncan Foundation and the organizer of Miss Commonwealth Ghana

She was awarded as the most Outstanding Women Young Entrepreneur in Ghana in the year 2020 at the third edition of Ghana Outstanding Women Awards(GOWA).

She has touched the lives of the vulnerable in many ways by embarking on hundreds of charity projects across the country.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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