66th Independence Day Celebration

The Independence Anniversary Celebration is an annual event held to commemorate Ghana’s liberation from the British colonial rule. The 66th Independence Day Celebration was held under the theme “Our Unity, Our Strength, Our Purpose.

For the first time, the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District held its parade to mark the 66th Independence Celebration at the Ayeldu Catholic Basic School park in the Kwamankese Traditional Area.

The celebration was well attended by the District Chief Executive, District Co-ordinating Director, Chiefs and elders from the Kwamankese Traditional Area, Religious leaders, Opinion leaders, Assembly members, heads of Departments, Teachers, Health workers, students and pupils from the District various schools all attended the celebration. The Chiefs and Queen Mothers displayed a lot of pomp and beauty as they don their regalia the rays of the sun reflect on their jewelry making them shine making the whole place agog.

The District Chief Executive, Hon. Willyevans Obiri-Awuah in his speech on the theme for the Anniversary, “Our Unity, Our Strength, Our Purpose” touched on a number of points on the need for the populace in the District to unite to achieve a common purpose. He noted that, there is the need for unity in order to face the current economic challenges that the country is facing as well as unite for development.

The Hon. DCE advised the traditional Authorities to eschew violence whenever there was chieftaincy dispute as much as possible. Hon. DCE added that, the chieftaincy issues in the District are impeding development and underscored that, when we are united as a people, that is when we find our strength then our purpose. And with that we can achieve a lot as one people. He indicated that, the Annual Independence Celebration would now be held on rotational basis between the 3 traditional areas.


Awards were given to students who excelled in the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The award categories were as follows:


2nd Runner-up – Mr. Acheampong Hayford, of Nana Yaw Appiah Memorial School, currently at St. Augustine’s College-Cape Coast.

1st Runner-up – Mr. Emmanuel Frimpong of Abakrampa Catholic Basic School, now at St. Augustine’s College – Cape Coast.

Best student – Mr. Desmond Essel, of Doribabs School Complex, now at Presbyterian Boys Senior High School- Accra



2ND Runner-up – Miss Nelly Nhyira Haizel, of Old Ebu Brebia D/A Basic School, now at Mfantseman Girls Senior High School.

1ST Runner-up – Miss Jessica Kwofie, of Abakrampa Catholic Basic School now at Mfantseman Girls Senior High School.

Best student- Miss Essuaman Wendy Adjoa, of Doribabs School Complex, now at Wesley Girls Senior High School.



Mr. Desmond Essel of Doribabs School Complex



2ND Runner-up: Kwaman Methodist School

1ST Runner-up: Assaman Zion Junior High School

Best Public School- Abakrampa Catholic Basic School


2nd Runner-up: Asebu Oxford Academy

1st Runner-up: Nana Appiah Memorial Schoool

Best Private School: Doribabs School Complex

Doribabs Complex School was adjudged the Best School in the District.


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