News Release

A Visit With The Chief of The Osu

On 12 August 2022, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints paid a courtesy call to Teteete Nii Nortey Owuo IV, the Chief of the Osu at his palace at Osu-Accra, Ghana. The delegation was led by the Communications Director of the Africa West Area, James Owusu-Ansah and others.  They were wanting to help with the Homowo Festival and celebrate this great time of year.  Homowo means "to hoot or jeer at hunger."  It is believed that it has its beginnings with a Jewish tribe and its ancestral tradition of the Jewish Passover feast.  

To help with the celebration, the Church donated items, including, computers, tablets, notebooks, medical and cleaning supplies and wheelbarrows.  The donations were provided to strengthen the relationship between the Osu Chief, the people of Osu and the Church. The Chief of Osu warmly welcomed the Church to his abode.

 The Church has highly expanded, and the gospel has flourished in this area due to the sound and lasting relationship with the Chief and the people. Credit also to the palace staff and other traditional leaders in the Palace who were kind and made sure the team enjoyed their visit.

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