Marking the annual celebration of the birth of Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Executive Director of Programmes of Nzema Events Management (NEM), Koame Adonle Mieza has set off Saturday September 18, 2015 to kick start the fifth edition of the Annual Osagyefo Cup Competition.
The event which will be participated by ten (10) Senior and Technical High Schools from seven Municipal and District Assemblies will take place at the Half Assini Senior High School in the Jomoro District in the Western Region.
The participating schools include, Half Assini Senior High School (HASCO), Annor Adjaye Senior High school (ANASS) all from the Jomoro District, Fiaseman Senior High school (FIASEC) in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality, Huni/Valley Senior High school (HUNIVAS) in the Prestea Huni Valley District.
Other schools include Daboase Secondary and Technical school (DASTECH) in the Wassa East District, Nsein Senior High school (Nseinsco) in the Nzema East Municipality, Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) in the Takoradi Metropolis, Kikam Technical Institute (KIMTECH), Essiama Secondary Technical School (ESTS) and Nkroful Agricultural Senior High School all in the Ellembele District.
The theme for this year's event dubbed "A Clean Ghana: Attitude makes a Difference", will seek to promote good sanitation among the students and the citizenry especially along the coast belt of the region.
According to Koame Adonle Mieza, the event is mainly aimed at honoring Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah's birthday celebration, Ghana's first President and Africa's man of the Millennium; enumerating that the three-day celebration activities includes soccer, quiz competition and a public lecture for the students.
Mr. Adonle highlighted that the competition will also seek to unearth and promote talents, foster tolerance and mutual understanding between the citizenry within the region as well as highlight on the ideological principles that Dr. Nkrumah stood for.
The event which will be climaxed with a durbar of Chiefs and the Citizenry of Half Assini and its environs, students, politicians, clergymen and other high profile dignitaries on Monday 21st September, 2015 is partnered by Saigha Foundation, a non- governmental organization based in Nzema and sponsorship from Tullow Ghana Limited, Ghana National Gas Company Limited, Karela Group and Office of Ellembele Member of Parliament.
Collaborators include, Offices of Ellembele, Prestea Huni Valley, Jomoro, Nzema East Municipal and Wassa East District Assemblies respectively as well as the Offices of the Members of Parliament for Wassa East and Prestea Huni Valley.
He stressed that, in order to help shape the stars that will be identified, Nzema Events Management has entered into a partnership agreement with Karela Football Club, a first division club in the Western region to groom and build on the career of lucky talent
Winners of the tournament will take away trophy, cash prizes, set of jerseys, plagues, certificates, medals; calling on all and sundry to help to make this year’s Osagyefo Cup Competition a success.
Source: Daniel Adu Darko/Peacefmonline.com.gh/E-mail: [email protected]
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