A package has been put together by the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) and the Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), to support the family of Miss Etornam Goni, a 14-year-old pupil of the Ho Fiave SDA JHS who collapsed and died during rehearsals for the Independence Day parade.
Mr Joseph Amenowode, the Volta Regional Minister, who announced this at the Independence Day parade in Ho on Tuesday, where a minute silent was observed in her memory, also extended the President’s condolences to the family of the young lady, saying the young lady was a patriotic citizen.
In all Twenty-three officers and 252 men and women from the security services, four institutional cadet corps and a total of 1,396 pupils and students of the junior and senior high schools were on parade.
Major Anthony Setorwu of the 66 Artillery Regiment was the parade commander and the Volta Regional Police Band under Inspector Samuel Asamoah was in attendance.
Mr Amenowode saluted Ghana’s forebears who fought for and sustained Ghana’s independence, stating that the significant gains chalked must be protected.
Joseph Amenorwode Addressing the Parade
The minister also reiterated president mills’ commitment towards ensuring peace before, during and after the December elections.
Traditional, Christian and Muslim prayers before the parade asked for peaceful elections.
A contingent of members of the Ho Municipal Inter-Party Dialogue Committee (IPDC) also took part in the march, holding placards preaching tolerance and decorum in the coming elections.
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