Members of the Eastern Regional Queen Mothers association on Sunday paid a courtesy call on First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House to congratulate her on her new role.
They also pledgeed their support for her as well as President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in all their engagements to ensure a successful tenure.
President of the Queen Mothers, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua of Kyebi, thanked the First Lady for her unwavering support to the President during his struggles to lead the country.
As a sign of their gratitude, the Queen Mothers presented Mrs Akufo-Addo with gifts including pieces of cloth, beads and some artifacts.
The First Lady thanked the Queen Mothers for their visit and gifts. She assured them the promises made to Ghanaians by the President would be fulfilled before the end of their tenure.
She indicated her readiness to work with them to help improve the lives of their people and Ghanaians in general.
Mrs Akufo-Addo also entreated the Queen Mothers to continue to support the government and encourage active participation in their various communities in the governance of the country.
Chieftaincy and Culture Minister, Kofi Dzamesi, expressed his gratitude to the Queen Mothers for their continual support for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and government.
He said the First Lady being an advocate of women empowerment, will bring her influence to bear on leadership and decision making to ensure development concerns in their various communities are adequately addressed.
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline