One of the most popular festivals in Ghana is the one celebrated by the great people of Cape Coast.
People from the diaspora use that as an opportunity to come home and find their roots, most of them lost it for almost 401 years due to slavery.
The Oguaa Fetu Afahye is one that celebrates the gods through tradition, pomp, pageantry and merry making.
However, all these will be missing this year.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and social gathering directions from the government, this amazing cultural moment will not be held this year.
The Oguaa Traditional Council regrets to announce to all citizens of Oguaa, both at home and abroad and the nation at large that there will be no celebration of this year’s Oguaa Fetu Afahye,” a statement signed by I. A. Donkoh, the Senior Registrar of the council said.
“However, all rituals and traditions will be observed,” the statement added.
The Central Region has recorded 539 coronavirus cases. It is the fourth region with the most cases.