Supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Social gathering (NPP) and the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) put their finest foot ahead at this yr’s Hogbetsotso Pageant organized by the individuals of Anlo.
In movies which have gone viral on numerous social media platforms, PNP members are seen cheering the presence of Ghana’s Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and singing praises for honoring the competition.
They have been heard singing native songs whereas chanting the identify of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
Then again, members of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), some dressed within the Higher Ghana t-shirt, additionally expressed their anger on the vice chairman within the closing a part of his speech about what has not but been recognized.
This yr’s Hogbetsotso Pageant, which is the sixtieth, introduced collectively individuals from all walks of life.
The competition was honored by Ashantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu Ii, Ga Mantse, and different authorities officers.
The Hogbetsotso (pronounced Hogbechocho) competition is widely known by the Anlo chiefs and folks within the Volta area of Ghana.
Hogbetsotso is among the indigenous festivals of Ghana. The Anlo individuals rejoice it to commemorate Notsie’s flight from Togo to his current abode within the Volta area of Ghana, between the 14th and fifteenth centuries.
The competition is held yearly on the primary Saturday of November in Anloga, which is the normal and ritual capital of Anlo State. The identify of the competition is derived from the Ewe language and interprets because the competition of the exodus. or “coming from Hogbe (Notsie)”.