SIGA Pays Courtesy Visit to Ga Mantse
A delegation from the State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA) led by Director-General has paid a courtesy visit to the overlord of the Ga State, His Royal Majesty, Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II.
At the meeting which took place at the private residence of the Ga Mantse, Amb. Edward Boateng emphasized the significance of the visit stating, “With majority of the Specified Entities we oversee headquartered on your land, this courtesy call is long overdue, as it offers us the opportunity to discuss areas in which SIGA can collaborate with the Palace for mutual benefit.”
Amb. Boateng, outlined the objectives for the visit as: first, to formally introduce himself as Director-General and to seek the King’s blessings; second, to inform the King about SIGA’s mission and seek his guidance and counsel; and lastly, to make a presentation towards the commemoration of the just climaxed Homowo festival.
His Royal Majesty Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II warmly welcomed the delegation and extended his congratulations to Director-General for his appointment. He acknowledged the extensive nature of SIGA’s mandate and called for the empowerment of SIGA to effectively carry out its mission. He assured the delegation that his doors would always be open to receive them and expressed his readiness to support SIGA in fulfilling its mandate to the best of his ability.
Concluding the meeting, His Royal Majesty informed the delegation about the passing of the Ga Manye, Naa Dedei Omaedru III, who would be laid to rest from October 23, 2023, to October 29, 2023. He urged the delegation to make it a priority to sign the book of condolences opened in her honour at the Palace.
Amb. Edward Boateng assured the King that he and his delegation would sign the book of condolences and be present to pay their last respects to the departed Queen Mother.