THE Yoruba Community in Kumasi has urged President J.E.A. Mills, to do everything possible to strengthen the bond of relationship between Ghana and Nigeria.
In a congratulatory message to Prof. Mills on his election and successful inauguration as President, the group said the two countries had a lot in common and stood a better chance of improving the conditions of their people, if other areas of co-operation were adopted.
Alhaji Ahmed Amin Olugbon Oba (Chief) of the Yoruba Community, on behalf of the Council of Elders and the entire membership of the community, made the commendation at a meeting in Kumasi.
He expressed the hope that President Mills would live up to his promise of not engaging in political vendetta.
Alhaji Olugbon was confident that Prof. Mills would be a true father of the nation.
Mr Abdul Fatayi Adewuyi, secretary to the Yoruba Community, said they expected that President Mills would work to improve the economy and ensure peace, unity, stability and development.
Members of the Council of Elders of the community included, Alhaji Hassan Kankatu, Alhaji Salifu Sanni, Alhaji Ibrahim Sanni, Alhaji Mustapha Dauda, Alhaji Hamza Ibadan, Alhaji Awudu Iddris (Pokifan Enterprise), Alhaji Mustapha Morofolu, Issaka Salami and Latif Lawal.
All of them took the opportunity to assure the new government of a healthy coexistence between the two countries and foster unity among Africans in general.