U.S Embassy: the Ghana State Book is very important Project for the people
The United States Embassy of Ghana commended the Ghana State Book project and stated that it is an important exercise to ensure peace in the country’s chieftain whilst creating peaceful environment to attract investors to invest into the main stream economic activities of Ghana.
Speaking to a delegation from the Ghana State Book Secretariat on behalf of H.E Robert Jackson, the Ambessador of the United States to Ghana, Mr. Daniel Fennell, the Minister-Counselor of the Embassy mentioned that Ghana is one of the few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that have sustain peaceful democratic governance over the past two decades. He however added that such a peaceful atmosphere should not be distorted by internal chieftaincy and tribal conflicts and land contestations. He believed that the outcome of the Ghana State Book Project is a source of maintaining internal peace through proper documentation of oral histories.
Mr. Fennel added that the embassy will do what it can to support the project in the near future and also stressed that the Board of the project should make a strong case to the Government of Ghana for support and should also called upon corporate institutions, able individuals and Diasporians for support.
The meeting was held at the US Embassy when officials of the Ghana State Book Project lead by Mr. Isaac Bright Botchway, the Coordinator of the project paid a courtesy call on the Embassy to present an invitation to invite the U.S Ambessador, H.E Robert Porter Jackson to the launch of Offinso State Book scheduled for October 14th, 2016. Other members in attendance included Professor Akosua Anyidoho, the country Director of New York University in Ghana and the Board Chairman of the Project and Mr. David Dontor, the Communication Director of the Project.