Executives of Bonoman Institute pay courtesy calls on prominent Bono natives in Accra

The executives of the Bonoman Institute, led by Founder and Executive Director of Affairs Mr. Francis Ansu Gyabaa and Executive Director of Operations Mr. Atta Akoto Senior, have paid courtesy calls on some prominent Bono citizens in Accra.

The visits afforded the institute the opportunity to brief them on the vision, mission, and objectives of the institute.

“The visit was necessary as the development of Bonoman is a top priority for the Institute. It was also to rally support from Bono natives worldwide to promote this laudable initiative and elevate the Bono Regions on the international stage for development”, Mr. Ansu Gyabaa founder of the institute said.

Among those visited who pledged their support for the project were, Professor Ameyaw Akumfi, former Minister for Education and Member of Parliament for Techiman South, Mr. Kofi Okofo Dartey, former Chief Internal Auditor, Director of Finance, Corporate Planning, Strategy, and former Director of Corporate Affairs at GRIDCo, who is also Dean of the Bonoman Institute, Deputy Attorney General and Minister for Justice Lawyer Alfred Tuah Yeboah, former Commissioner of the Customs Division at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Colonel Kwadwo Damoah, and several Members of Parliament from the Bono and Bono East Regions.

At Parliament House, the Member of Parliament for Dormaa West, Hon. Vincent Oppong Asamoah, emphasized the importance of preserving the Bono culture and identity, particularly through documenting the Bono Twi language.

“Language is the core foundation of every society and serves as a guide and source of pride for future generations’, ” he said.

MP for Jaman South, Hon. Okofo-Dateh, and others provided additional insights and guidelines on effective programs, activities, and advocacies that the institute could implement successfully.

Mr. Ansu Gyabaa asserted that the Bonoman Institute is dedicated to development, with a prime objective to champion the growth of the Bono Regions and Ghana as a whole, aiming to positively impact social lives.

“Public order, personal security, economic progress, social progress, and prosperity are not guaranteed naturally; they require proactive efforts”, he said and added that “selfishness hinders the flow of happiness in humanity and that the institute stands for societal and human progress”.

According to him, “it is crucial to initiate activities, programs, and policies that harness the potential of Bono people and Ghanaians at large to bring about meaningful change and development”.

The Bonoman Institute

The mission of the Bonoman Institute is to be a resource hub that works to enhance the development of the Bono people through documentation, preservation, and promotion of their culture, history, and heritage.

It aims to highlight and enhance their potential to contribute to local, regional, national, and global economic development.


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