The United Nations (UN) Peace Ambassador, Bishop Dr Samuel Owusu has said there is the need to ensure peaceful coexistence among Ghanaians irrespective of their backgrounds.
He said this during a courtesy call he paid to the Ga Traditional Council on Monday January 10, 2022.
Bishop Owusu recounted to the traditional ruler that his main work is to serve as a messenger of peace in the country ence the courtesy call was to afford him the opportunity to seek knowledge from the traditional authority.
“As UN peace Ambassador, My work is to speak as a messenger of peace and also to seek the knowledge and wisdom of elders about peace messages and wellbeing, ow we can live our lives in the country , certain areas of our social life.
“So we decided to come and seek the wisdom and knowledge from his Majesty himself also the Council on how we can all live in peace. I as at the General Assembly to speak and I was given an assignment to pursue four areas that we need to talk about it as a Peace Ambassador for this time.
“These areas are peace and tolerance. As we see our country , the way our parliament is becoming, it is becoming something and we need to speak to powers that be tat we need peace and tolerance.
“Also, violence against humanity, children and women. It is becoming too much in our society and we need people like you to also peak and give us a word.
“Again youth unemployment. Our youth the future of our nation and our council and our city but it looks as if we are not giving them so much hope and it will be very not good for us if we don’t give you youth message of hope that no matter what it will be worthy with them. These are the messages I have been sent to give to his Majesty and also to take his words on this very important subject.,” he said.
For his part, King Tackie Teiko Tusru II assured him that the autotomy would serve as partner to promote his work.
“We are grateful that you have come here to be part of our session this morning. Me myself and all the other chiefs we want to take this opportunity to give you a happy new year and a prosperous one . We want to be partners to your agenda because it forms part of the Millennium Development Goals , we are partners.”