For Esi, who is the winner of GMB season nine, it was not just a homecoming moment but also a perfect opportunity to give back to the people in the town where she had her early childhood education.
Esi was accompanied by the Northern Regional representative, Aisha and the two first paid a courtesy call on the Chief and his elders to interact with them before they proceeded to her alma mater - Grace Preparatory School.
She was later welcomed to the durbar grounds in a full traditional pageantry style with music and dance performed by the Asafo Company and school children who were all clad in traditional gear. There were also a number of a spectacular choreography, poetry recitals and drama from the school children
Esi used the opportunity to raise awareness of her project - reducing teenage pregnancy in the Central Region- and is set to launch her foundation, Pempamsie Foundatuon, in March 2016
The Bobikuma Tradional Council presented various items including Kente and a sheep to Esi to signify its appreciation for the honour brought them.
Addressing the durbar the Benkumhen of Bobikuma, Nana Eninful congratulated Esi for the honour she has brought to the Central Region by exhibiting intelligence to win the covetous crown.
Esi was full appreciation as she commended the people of the Central Region for rallying behind her to win the GMB crown, pointing out her victory was not purely based on votes but the show hardwork and good character.
She urged the youth prioritise their studies and at the same time set good goals for themselves, and work towards achieving them.
She has asked girls in the area to eschew from acts that would get them pregnant; a situation that could curtail their education and ultimately their goals in life.
Nana Eninful reiterated the need for the youth in the area to emulate the likes of Esi and aim high in their education.
He condemned gambling, teenage pregnancies and some social vices in the town, which described as worrying and urged Esi to use her influence to get the youth out of these social vices.
Meanwhile, Esi has presented some Sasso branded exercise books to the pupils from the various schools in the area and Sasso branded calendars to the heads of the various schools.
By Thomas Cann|tv3network.com|Ghana