Ehunabobrim Nana Prah Agyensaim VI OMANHENE
(FROM 7TH - 14TH DEC. 2014) GRAND DURBAR : 13TH DEC. AT ASSIN KUSHEA
The energized people and their refined leader and statesman celebrates 30 yrs of self-believe ( the Assin Owirenkyiman Kingdom success story as shared with you), These are people that believed that poverty, diseases etc will not be allowed on their land, whence they followed Ehunabobrim Nana Prah Agyesaim VI for three decades, the result of this trust and service is the industrious homes and places of decency, fame and fortune that has become part of them.
Who is Ehunabobrim Nana Prah Agyensaim VI?
Paramount Chief of Assin Owirenkyi Traditional Area
Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana
Former Chairman of Tema Development Corporation
Former Member of the Council of State
Board Member of Maxam Ghana Limited
Board Member of Ghacem Limited & Chairman of Ghacem Cement Foundation
Board Member of Bayport Financial Services
Board Chairman of Perseus Mining Ghana Limited
Board Chairman of Assin State College
Life Patron â€“ Assin North Council of Chiefs
Life Patron â€“ Assin Students Union
Mobus Properties Limited
Since the installation of Owirenkyi Stool for over 30 years Ehunabobrim Nana Prah Agyesaim VI have ruled the kingdom by adopting where possible contemporary form of governance which has resulted in an unprecedented level of development for an area or community which was a poverty stricken village to a vibrant sustainable town called AssinKushea.
Assin Kushea, the Ahenkro of Owirenkyi Traditional Area is in the Central Region of the Republic of Ghana. The population of Owirenkyi Traditional Area which is comprised of twenty three (23) villages and hamlets with AssinKushea as the Capital or Ahenkro but it is believed Assin Kushea has a population of fourteen (14) thousand. The Traditional Area is governed through a combination of Traditional African set up and modern method of governance.
Owirenkyi Traditional Council is made up of all the Chiefs, Elders, Queenmothers and linguists and a subcommittee called the Cabinet. The Cabinet consists of senior sub chiefs and members of the community with special skills. Each member has a modern portfolio eg. Nana Krontihene is responsible for Health and Adontenghene for Finance etc.
Decisions of the Cabinet are presented to the Owirenkyi Traditional Council for approval and implementation through Owirenkyi Development Committee.
The employment of this innovative idea and dynamic leadership has transformed a village to a Boutique Town arguably the neatest in the country. The following are our achievements:
a. Schools up to JHS and two (2) private school
b. Health Facility
c. Electricity + Solar Power
d. Lobbied Government to construct and tarred a 12 Â˝ kilometre road to the Capital â€“ Assin Kushea
e. Treated Water
f. A well-structured brigade for communal labour
g. Housing â€“ Habitat for Humanity
h. Public Garden and recreational grounds
j. ICT Centre
k. Provision of public utilities
l. Granting of scholarships to students for vocational and university education
m. Development of youth tourism centre for students from JHS to Tertiary by providing as
Royal Palace Botanical Garden
Fish Pond for fishing competition and boat skiing
n. Cleaned and hygienic town in Ghana
o. Economic and Employment development
Fish business for women â€“ completed construction and stocked pond with Tilapia and Cat Fish
Under construction facility for the manufacture of printer catridges
Preparation of detergents production
Preparation of Production of Solar products
Discussion on-going for agriculture and its products â€“
Apart from 5 above, all other projects will be completed and production will begin by the end of the year.
The provision of solar lights for all public buildings and facilities
q. Training of school children on culture and traditional dancing
r. Provision of street lights
s. New Palace under construction
t. Construction of UCC Medical School Annex for University College of Cape Coast Medical Students to research into rural medicine
Donation of four (4) tents of 20 beds each to University Hospital Cape Coast
w. Donation of a tent of 20 beds for KomfoAnokye Hospital to house pregnant women who are delivering babies as they sleep on the floor of the maternity ward.
x. Provision of various animals for the youth to study. A permanent youth tourism centre has been set up for the excursion of students from JHS to Tertiary level. The centre comprises of a crocodile pond, botanical garden and a large fish pond for fishing completion among the students.
Owirenkyi Development Committee is the vehicle for implementing Cabinet decisions.