The National Executives of the Gonjaland Youth Associated have paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of the Bole Traditional Area Bolewura Sarfo Kutuge Feso (I) on 14th July, 2022 to express their gratitude to the Chiefs and people of Bole Traditional Area and also see how they can help to effect the decision to rename ‘Settler’ Communities in the Bole Traditional Area.
Speaking to Bole based Nkilgi fm, the President of the Association Lawyer Amin Mohammed Osman said; “we have come to express our gratitude to the Chief of Bole and also to see how best we can all try to help with regards to the renaming of some ‘Settler’ Communities in the Bole Traditional Area”.
Lawyer Amin added; “it is a good idea and we believe everyone needs to do has to go through some processes and procedures which we have come to assist the Chief (Bolewura) to see how best we can put this place.
He further said, “there is no problem with the decision and I believe we need to do proper consultations, we need consensus from all angles and we as the Youth of Gonjaland, our duty is see how best we can help our Chiefs to achieve this aim…so we have come to the Bolewura to see how to go through this process of the renaming becasue it involves a lot and we cannot leave it for the Bolewura alone”.
The President of the Gonjaland Youth Association said the decision is not for Bole alone and that with the necessary consultations and informations given out the Bole Traditional Area will start something and the Gonja Traditional Council will give an endorsement to the the decision of the Bole Traditional Area to rename ‘Settler Communities’.
He said; “it will require some procedures to follow through the District Assembly and all that and we think that the Bolewura cannot do it alone, he needs to involve the District Assembly and everybody must be part of it including the security agencies”.
Lawyer Amin also said the National Executives of the Gonjaland Youth Association have been able to interact with some of the security agencies in the Bole District and there is peace in Bole and no tension anywhere.
He said; “We have been able to interact with some of the security agencies..there is peace in Bole and I must say on authority that there no tension in Bole..Bole is peaceful and by God’s grace we should be able to do what is necessary to achieve this aim”.
The President of the Association Lawyer Amin Mohammed was accompanied to Bole by the National 1st Vice Chairman, the National Women’s commissioner, the National Organiser, the National Research Officer and the branch executives of both Bole and Sawla.