Esi receives royal welcome in Bobikuma, honoured for winning GMB Season IX

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 12:45

It was a moment of nostalgia for the reigning queen of TV3's Ghana's Most Beautiful, Esi, as the chiefs and people of Bobikuma in the Agona West District gathered to give her a royal treat at an honorary durbar.

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.

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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

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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.

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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