MUSEC Meets with Stakeholders to Discuss Impending Ban on Noise Making
The Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly's Municipal Security Council recently held a meeting with various stakeholders to deliberate on the upcoming Ban on Noise Making enforced by the Ga Traditional leaders. The meeting was held at the Ablekuma West Assembly Hall and brought together traditional leaders, religious leaders, pub and restaurant operators and representatives from the traditional authority.
The Ban on Noise Making, which is set to take place from 15th May to 15th June 2023, is an age-old tradition observed by the indigenous people of the Ga community in Ghana. During this period, certain practices such as drumming, loud music, and other forms of noise-making are prohibited to allow for peaceful reflection and spiritual festivities.
During the meeting, stakeholders were urged to follow the laid down do's and don’ts during the period of the ban. Several representatives from religious associations and traditional authorities present at the meeting unanimously agreed to follow the rules and regulations set out.
Leaders from the local council of churches, Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic council, Islamic Clerics, and representatives from the traditional authorities were among the key attendees at the meeting. The stakeholders discussed the significance of the Ban on Noise Making and the importance of adhering to the rules for peaceful coexistence among the people.
According to MUSEC officials, the meeting was an opportunity to sensitise the various stakeholders on the upcoming ban and to communicate the importance of observing it. The meeting was also an opportunity for participants to bring up concerns and ideas on how to make the ban run smoothly and effectively.
In conclusion, the Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly Municipal Security Council and stakeholders are urging all individuals and groups to follow the laid down rules and regulations during the Ban on Noise Making period. This traditional practice is of great significance to the people of the Ga community, and it is essential that we all respect it. Let us cooperate with the authorities and ensure that we all observe the prescribed guidelines for a peaceful and fulfilling festival.