Mrs. Gyimah Amankwah
The wife of Otumfour’s Obrempon Mrs. Gyimah Amankwah also called Akua Brago has abandoned her flourishing business in the nation’s capital to join her husband in farming in an attempt to help eradicate hanger and poverty in their community, Newtsimesgh.com’s Joe Marfo reports.
“It wasn’t an easy decision to come here in the first place”, she said adding that, irrespective of where ones husband may be, she must go with him to work towards building a better community for their people”. Mrs. Gyimah Amankwah said.
The Otumfuor Obrempong, Nana Amankwah Otu Amponsem II, Chief of Abuoso-Kokofu in the Amansie East District in the Ashanti Region and his wife are currently working on a 50 acre maize farm in their community to boost the economic capacity of his throne in a bid to bring development to his people.
According him, revenue generated from the farm land is going to be used for the development of his community because of the love he has for his people.
“We thank our chief for taking such a huge initiative to help the people of Abuoso-Kokofu”, some locals told Newstimesgh.com in an interaction.
Money generated from the farm is going to be used in providing amenities like toilet facility, portable water among others since government has not been able to provide for them, Nana Amankwah Otu Amponsem II hinted.
Mrs. Gyimah Amankwah who holds Degree in fashion designing would have to stay in the community for some months with good heart to help the people of Abuoso-Kokofu whiles she leaves her business in Accra unattended to.
“I came here to help my husband in fulfilling his dream of making Abuoso-Kokofu a better community. When everything come to a success, I shall go back to continue my job”, she revealed in an interview with Newtimesgh.com.
She went further and said “I encourage my entire colleague (wives) to also work hard and help their husbands in making their communities a better place irrespective of where your husband will take you”.
Source: Newstimesgh.com/Joe Marfo