Dormaahene named a child after Dede Ayew

Black Stars skipper Andre Dede Ayew has been honored by the Dormaahene Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Nana Agyemang Badu II by naming him a newborn child.

The honor comes after the overlord of the Dormaa Traditional Council in June 2023 promised to recognise the contributions of the Black Stars captain following his first-ever visit of the Bono region.

This was when the former Olympic Marseille and West Ham UTD player led some of his teammates to participate in the 2023 All-Star Festival at Dormaa Ahenkro organised by the BAC Group.

It was also the first time the Black Stars captain had visited and played in the region as a footballer.

Nana Agyemang Badu II whiles making the promise announced that the first male child that will be born at the Dormaa hospital on July 23 will be named after Andre Ayew. Fast forward, at about 2:05 am on the said date, a baby boy was born.

To ensure the promises were fulfilled, a naming ceremony held on Sunday, July 16, 2023, took place at Dormaa Ahenkro at a mammoth gathering.

The newly born child and also the first male born of one Mr. Appiah Tuffuor, a teacher with the Ghana Education Service was named ‘Andrew Dede Ayew Junior.’

Speaking on behalf of the Dormaahene at the ceremony, the Chief Executive Officer of Aduana Stars, George Gyawu noted that the gesture of the traditional ruler was to honor the Black Stars captain for his exemplary leadership.

He also presented a cheque worth Gh¢5,000 to the family of Andre Dede Ayew Junior.

He furthered by noting that the Dormaa Traditional Council had pledged to sponsor the child’s education till he reaches maturity.

Mr. Appiah Tuffuor, father of the child thanked the Dormaahene and Andrew Ayew for the honor done to them adding, the family was overwhelmed by the gesture by the Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Nana Agyemang Badu II.

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