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    Attending a grand durbar of chiefs in Goaso, Ghana, on Thursday (December 24), the Asantehene Otumfuo Opoku Ware announced a new scholarship scheme to help enterprising young people with their education.

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    Attending a grand durbar of chiefs in Goaso, Ghana, on Thursday (December 24), the Asantehene Otumfuo Opoku Ware announced a new scholarship scheme to help enterprising young people with their education.

    Under the scheme, set up by chiefs of the Ashanti Regional House, schoolchildren who show promise in their studies will be looked after until they reach university level. The Asantehene urged all young people of the region to make an effort to avail themselves of the new opportunities open to them education.

    At the same time, the chiefs were urged to forget past difference, so that they could work for progress through peace and harmony.

    In a welcoming address the Mim-hene, Nana Kwaku Appiah, pledged the support and gratitude of the chiefs to the Asantehene.

    During the Durbar it was announced that a traditional council will soon be established on the area. The gathering was also the occasion of an appeal to the people to elect selfless and dedicated candidates in the forthcoming local government elections.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8S3PYA0E8YCVY2GWPM4F0XDOU
    Media URN:
    VLVA8S3PYA0E8YCVY2GWPM4F0XDOU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
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    N/A

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