New Mafi-Dadoboe Queen pledges to ‘live up to expectation

New Mafi-Dadoboe Queen pledges to ‘live up to expectation

Mama Nyamlor III (middle) sits in state during the ceremony

Chiefs and Elders of the Akorto Royal Family at Mafi-Dadoboe in the Volta Region, have in­stalled Ms Beauty Deladem Sia­bi-Mensah, a final year student of the Takoradi Technical University (TTU), the new Queen of the community.

Ms Siabi-Mensah, 24, is pursuing a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Procurement and Supply in the univer­sity.

Mama Nyamlor III (middle) being led by elders to the durbar ground

Born January 17, 1999, the new queen who now bears the stool name Mama Nyamlor lll, was installed after the death of the old queen, Mama Nyamlor, II.

The colourful ceremony which was interspersed with traditional drum­ming and dancing attracted cream of traditional leaders, citizens of Mafi -Dadoboe,well wishers and friends.

The Akorto Clan, under the king­ship of Togbe Ayite Duame ll, has witnessed some positive develop­ments in the Mafi Traditional Area, through education, social integration and peaceful co-existence, over the last 55 years.

Mama Nyamlor lll, is the daughter of Mr. Sampson Siabi-Mensah and Mad­am Gifty Doe Atoboyo Gadri.

In an interview with The Spec­tator last Thursday, the new queen, pledged to share ideas with various stakeholders in the area on develop­ment, assuring “ I will live up to the utmost expectation to justify the con­fidence reposed in me by the clan.”

“I want to inspire hope in the youth of our community through a foundation that I intend to set- up af­ter school…Our girls need more men­tors to help them change the narrative of who the girl -child can become. That is a course I want to lead during my reign,” Mama Nyamlor said.

She added that, sexual rights and reproductive health education would also be on her table to empower more women to stay focused in realis­ing their poten­tials.

Mama Nyam­lor III, appealed to Mafi-Dadoboe to pray and also assist her achieve her dreams for the collective good of the com­munity.

From Spectator Reporter, Mafi-Dadoboe

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