By Aboagye Addo Frank
The North American Atebubu Citizens Association (NAACA) has held its maiden conference at Bronx, New York.
The conference which is the first of its kind in the history of the association came off on Saturday 31st August, 2019, at the Courtyard By Marriot was geared towards discussing ways of addressing problems affecting Atebubu.
Issues in the areas of education, health, water and sanitation affecting the Atebubu township which have been key on the agenda of the group were discussed thoroughly.
They also discussed innovative and sustained ways of developing Atebubu to compete with its other compatriots in the country.
In attendance were the Bono East Regional Minister and MP for the Atebubu-Amantin Constituency, Honourable Kofi Amoakohene, the Omanhene of the Atebubu Traditional Council, Nana Owusu Acheaw Brempong II, the Benkumhene, Oheneba Ampadu Boateng, Benkumhemaa, Nana Yaa Badu, the Asokwahene, Nana Owusu Twum Barima, Aid to the Atebubu Omanhene, Mr Djan Martin, the Ankobeahene, Nana Owusu Gyimah and Atebubu citizens in the US and Canada.
Nana Owusu Acheaw Brempong II in an address thanked the association for their continuous support over the years and urged them not to relent in their quest to seeing to the development of Atebubu.
He charged members of the association to in the spirit cooperation and development sustain the continuous and broader interaction between those at home and those in the diaspora.
A fundraising dinner was later held to raise funds to embark on some developmental projects that have been earmarked by the association.
NAACA was formed in 2006 by Atebubu residents in North America to champion the cause of the Atebubu.
Correspondence from Bono East Region