The youth of Ziavi-Dzogbe in the Ho municipality have climaxed their maiden youth festival with a fund raising durbar at Ziavi-Dzogbe on Saturday.
The festival according to the organisers forms part of the annual yam festival of the chiefs and people of Ziavi.
According to Togbe Ayibor II, Sohefia of Dzogbe, the youth festival was instituted to organise and galvanize the youth from the area to contribute to the development of the area.
He said the festival which was made possible with the support of Dutorfia of Ziavi, Togbe Adzanye IV and Togbe Dexe II, as well as Ziavi-Dzogbe Community Development Association (ZICODA) , an association of citizens of Ziavi Dzogbe based in Accra, will be celebrated every year to raise funds to undertake developmental projects in the community.
The Assembly member for the area, Mr. Raymond Norgbe, said the community lacks public place of convenience hence proceeds from the fund raising will be used to complete a 20 seater WC toilet which was start by ZICODA, Accra chapter in 1999.
Togbe Dexe II on his part urged the youth from the Area to embrace the festival which has come to stay and contribute their quota towards the development of the area.
A total of GH¢ 21,600 was realised through the fund raising to support the completion of the toilet project.
Music at the durbar was provided by Leticia band, a youth brass band group set up by the Dutorfia, Togbe Adzanye IV and Norvisi Borborbor group.