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The Ashanti Regional Queen Mothers Association paid a courtesy call on First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 7 November at her Ridge office to commend her on various developmental initiatives she has undertaken and also seek her support in addressing some of the challenges faced by women and children in the Ashanti Region.
Speaking on behalf of the group, the President of the Association Nana Agyakoma Difie, Paramount Queen mother of Mampong, expressed their gratitude to the First Lady for helping construct a new mother and baby unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital, adding that they are confident the facility will help alleviate the suffering of countless mothers and children who attend the facility for treatment.
She noted that the First Lady’s initiatives across the country have benefited many people, and as queen mothers, they will remember her for years to come. She also, on behalf of all queen mothers in Ghana, thanked the First Lady for her kindness towards them in various ways.
She further said that as queen mothers, their primary responsibility is to seek the welfare of their people, especially women and children.
With Malaria being a major health concern for the region, Nana Agyakoma Difie urged the First Lady to solidly support their efforts at fighting the disease.
Mrs Akufo-Addo commended the queen mothers for their various initiatives and also urged them to persist in their quest to help improve the lives of their people.