By Fai Cassian Ndi
|HRH Fuekemshi II of Baba I|
|Fon Fuekemshi with visiting fons|
On his part the President General of the Babi I Development and Cultural Association-BADECA said 25 years have gone since the passing away to eternity of HRH Fon Fueshianghia III. To this he added that the twin celebration is to pay homage to the departed lion as well as salute the innovative 21st century achiever, HRH Fuekemshi II. He said Fueshianghia III during his reign placed the people of Papiakum(Baba I) into an order of peace and hard work where they continue to excel under their present ruler. BADECA President General Nganjo Mama also applauded the 25 years of reign of HRH Fuekemshi II, thus describing him as the lion of Baba I, the developer and peace promoter. He said within 25 years, HRH Fuekemshi has reconciled the people of Papiakum among themselves. He expressed gratitude to the fon for his maturity in enabling a fair terrain for all political parties and ensuring that politics is practiced with fairness and not brutality. Papiakum sons and daughters he applauded have registered a spectacular leap-forward in politics, government cycles, civil society, judiciary, media and private sector etc.
Message of Thanks from HRH Fuekemshi II
|Moh Sylvester in a typical traditional outfit as member of kwifon|
Speaking to journalists at the end of the ceremony, HRH Fuekemshi said that the priority for his village is education and that he would spare no effort to eradicate illiteracy from his village. “It is easier to communicate with an educated population” he emphasized. Harping on why he is the custodian of the culture and tradition of the Papiakum people, he reiterated that “with no culture, we are no people” and that it is the identity of the people.
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