Paramount Chief of Pishigu traditional area, Naa Alhassan Andani has
presented 10,000 cedis to the Shekhinah clinic. The amount is to help management of the clinic provide the needed service to the poor and destitute.
Pishigu Lana on behalf of the king Dagbon and the Dagbon traditional council reiterated their support and commitment to all activities geared at improving and strengthening Shekhinah clinic.
The chief in eulogizing the late Dr Choggu encouraged the people of the north, especially professionals to lend their support to the legacy of Dr Choggu.
Dr Choggu, Pishigu Lana said dedicated his entire life to serving humanity and must be celebrated for his generosity, particularly for the poor and destitute.
Speaking at Shekhinah clinic at Gurugu in the Sagnarigu Municipality as the Guest of honor at the 30th and 5th anniversary durbar on Saturday.
The durbar which coincided with the launch of Dagbon Development Find was on the theme; 30 years of relentless service to the poorest of the poor in our society.
Dagbon, Pishigu Lana said has produced a lot of illustrious sons and that what late Dr Choggu set out to do was to set an example of love beyond himself.
The former former Managing Director of Stanbic bank told the gathering that all the problems Dr Choggu set out to do are still entrenched in several communities in northern Ghana and his legacy must be supported. ‘If the Dagbon Development Plan we are launching is to have any roots; say ‘the nation that doesn’t remember it’s people is not worth dying for’.
He continues; Dr Choggu was Dagbon proud Son, ground son and grandfather and brother to allow poverty be a barrier to Education.
He reminded the youth to bear in mind that the joy of life is service beyond itself adding that life is not about acquiring PhDs, second degrees and making money for themselves and their immediate families and leaving the poor and destitute in society behind.