Government has reconstructed the vandalized residence of the paramount chief of Gbi traditional area, Togbega Gabusu VI in Hohoe.
The residence, which was vandalized by some irate zongo youth in June, 2012
during a communal clash with some indigenes of area, was rebuild as part of peace efforts by government through the Volta regional coordinating council.
The GHc 254, 000 two bedroom self contain and three semi-detached chamber and halls were constructed by CW constructions Ltd within a period of 18 months.
At a brief ceremony to handover keys to the walled and gated facility on Tuesday, Director of CW Constructions Limited, Mr William Chidiak told journalists the facility is ready for occupation by the chief.
He however said the company will be on standby to rectify any defect which will detected during the initial period of occupation.
The deputy Volta regional minister, Mr Francis Ganyaglo, who received the keys to the house, said the completion of the residence will ‘cement the existing peace and tranquility’ currently prevailing in the area.
He commanded the contractor for contributing towards the peace process and urged the zongo community and the indigenes to coexist peacefully.
Mr. Ganyaglo also charged the police in the area to provide 24 hour surveillance at the residence until the chief relocates to the place.
Togbega Gabusu who is currently out of town, will be handed over the residence at an official ceremony upon his return.