Jekora Ventures Partners Hon. Odartey Xerton

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As part of efforts to promote Ga Language and get young ones to get more involved in speaking the language, An Assemblymen in the Korle Klortey Constituency, Hon. Erasmus Xerton has organized a Ga quiz competition in the areas.

The competition, which was held yesterday in Osu, was in partnership with Jekora Ventures, a waste management company in the Korle Klortey constituency was held between 5 churches from the constituencies.

The contesting churches were Chosen Covenant Church, St. Barnabas Church, P.K. Dagadu Methodist Church, Osu Ebenezer Presby Church and the Power of Faith world Ministries, which emerged winners of the competition with 55 points at the end of the competition.

Addressing the Media at the end of the program, Hon. Erasmus Odartey Xerton told the media that he has always been looking for a way to make a difference and stand among his peers and the quiz competition presented not only that but also with an opportunity to encourage the speaking of Ga language among the young ones in the constituency.

“I have always wanted to stand tall and looking for an opportunity to do that, that is when this idea came to mind to organize this competition to promote Ga language amoung the youths.”

In an interview with, Public Relations officer of the Company, Martha Annan explained the reason behind the companies intention to sponsor the Ga competition stating that Jakora Ventures believes in promoting Ghanaian culture. The company also used the opportunity to launch its house hold plastic waste segergation in households.

“As a company. Jakora Ventures believes in promoting the culture of our country and the Ga Competition just falls in our activities”.

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