Encourage Decentralization to Accelerate Development – Okyenhene

Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II with the Telecel Ghana delegation

The Chief of Akyem Abuakwa, also called Okyeman in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II has urged governments and business leaders to decentralise their operations to accelerate development.

According to him, decentralising jobs by government and business operators help to accelerate development, citing the vast land space in his kingdom which he is willing to release for development.

Okyenhene urged Ghanaian entrepreneurs to venture into setting up indigenous telecommunication businesses in Ghana.

He therefore applauded Telecel Ghana for its efforts in providing reliable and affordable telecommunications services to the people of Ghana.

Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II made this statement when senior management team of Telecel Ghana, a leading telecommunications company in Ghana, paid a courtesy call to him at his palace.

Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II with the Telecel Ghana delegation

The visit was aimed at advancing a stronger relationship between Telecel Ghana and Okyenhene as well as seeking his blessings and guidance in the company’s new journey as Telecel Ghana.

In March 2024, Telecel Ghana officially unveiled its brand to Ghanaians in a spectacular event in Accra.

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telecel Ghana, Patricia Obo-Nai expressed to gratitude to the Okyenhene for his warm reception and unwavering support towards businesses operating within his jurisdiction.

She highlighted Telecel Ghana’s commitment to contributing to the socio-economic development of Ghana through its innovative telecommunications solutions and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Patricia Obo-Nai reiterated the company’s dedication to ensuring seamless connectivity and digital inclusion for Ghanaians and affirmed Telecel Ghana’s readiness to partner with the Okyenhene ahead of his 25th anniversary celebration.

“We will continue to work with other stakeholders to explore opportunities for expanding telecommunications infrastructure and enhancing access to digital technologies in Ghana”, she added.


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