The Chief and Kingmakers of James Town Sempe have installed Alhaja Amudalatu Akweley Opare Addo Kundow as the Paramount Queen Mather of Muslims of Sempe Traditional Council in Accra.
The colorful event was held at the residence of James Town Sempe Mantse, the Manklalo of Ga State Nii Adote Otintor II.
Addressing the gathering after acknowledging the oath of aligence, the Sempe Mantse who is also the Acting President of the Ga Traditional Council Nii Adote Otintor II stated that the Muslims within the Sempe communities have over the years lived peacefully with the Sempe people and have contributed their quota significantly towards the development of the area.
This he said has compelled him and his elders to recognize and appreciate their good work by installing someone to represent them at the palace and to seek their welfare.
According to the Sempe Mantse, the Sempe traditional area is made up 84 communities and Muslims can be found in all those communities.
He revealed that the Muslims within the Sempe area have always been in close contact with the Sempe stool for advise, prayers among others.
The former Greater Accra Regional Minister and former Member of Parliament for Kpone Katamanso Hon. Joseph Nii Larye Afotey Abgo who doubles as the Acting Chief of Kpone-Katamanso commend Sempe amantse for appreciating the good work of Muslims in his area of rule.
He expressed hope that the installation of the Sempe Muslim Queen mother and other cabinet members will bring development, strengthen the cordial relationship between the Muslims and the Sempe people as well as attract good things to the Sempe communities.
He called on the people to embrace unity and desist from backbiting each other, instead rally behind the newly installed Queen Mother, the Akwashongtse and his elders. He added that the installation was in the right direction.
Alhaja Amudalatu Akweley Opare Addo Kundow is the wife of Alhaji Yahya Kundow and a businesswoman who champion the course of women in the country.
The newly installed Sempe Muslim Queen Mother in an interview with media called on parents to focus on their children education especially the girl child to the useful to the society.
She urged parents to put education of their children ahead of every other thing they do adding that education is very important and needs to be giving the necessary attention.
She expressed her profound gratitude to the Sempe Mantse for the trust he have for Muslims in his area of rule to save in his Palace activities.
Alhaja Addo Kundow assured the good people of Sempe and the Muslim Community that she will maintain the peaceful coexistence among the Muslims and the people of Sempe as well as to make women empowerment her topmost priority.
At the same ceremony, Alhaji Issaka Nii Netty Nettey was installed as the Akwashontse of Muslims of Sempe Traditional Council while Alhaji Kabir Gbademu was also installed as Galladima (Stool Administrator).
Source: Muhammed Faisal Mustapha