GA TRADITIONAL COUNCIL URGES GHANAIANS TO RESPECT GA-DANGME TRADITIONS

30.Apr.2022

The Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KoKMA) says it will collaborate with the Ga Traditional Council as well as the Ghana Police Service and other Security Agencies to monitor and ensure compliance with the ban on drumming and noise making within the Municipality.

This collaboration was revealed during a press briefing by the Ga Traditional Council to mark the beginning of the 2022 Ga Homowo Festival celebrations.

The ban will commence from 9th May to the 9th of June 2022, thereby urges the general public to take notice and observe the following rules regarding the ban on drumming and noise making;

  1. All worship centers should confine their activities to within their church premises.
  2. Noise making, including clapping of hands, the use pf tambourine and other musical instruments should be avoided during this period.
  3. The positioning of loud speakers outside the church premises and mosques is banned during this period.
  4. Roadside evangelism and the use of megaphones and the other loud speakers should also be totally avoided during this period.
  5. Funeral rites and its related activities are also banned during this period.

During this period, the Ga state will fast and pray for rainfall, bounty harvest and good tidings for its people. It will also use the period to pray for the country and its citizens to continue to keep the peace and tranquillity we enjoy.

Hon. Nii Adjei Tawiah, MCE for KoKMA urged the public, especially residents within the Municipality to take due notice and observe the rules regarding the ban on drumming and noise making to help maintain peace and security.