The deputy Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Tourism Development Company Ms Akofa Dukosi and the Eastern Regional manager and the deputy Forestry Commissioner has visit the Chief Executive Officer ofAsene Manso Akroso District in the Eastern Region Hon Alex Inkoom and the chief of Akyem Manso who double as the[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
Nifahene of Akyem Kotoku Traditional Council to delibrate on issues concerning how to give facelift to the biggest tree West Africa.
The tree which is believe to be the biggest tree in West Africa is located at a forest in Akyem Aprokumase in the Asene Manso Akroso District in the Eastern Region and believe to be about 90 meters in hight and 396 in diameter.
The tree known locally as the Big Tree is of the Bako specie’s and it’s botanically called Tieghemela heckle.
This magnificent tree is believe to be about 350 to 400 years old.
The district Chief Executive Officer of the Asene Manso Akroso District Hon Alex Inkoom in his address taskes the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Tourism Development Company and Eastern Regional Forestry Commissioner and his deputy to explore other potential tourist sites in the district.
He assured that he himself together with the Chief of Akyem Manso Obrimpong Sintim Poku III will give their support maximum cooperation and support in transforming and enhancing the current status of the home of the biggest tree in West Africa in to a morden tourist site by the end of 2019.
Ms Akofa Dukosi promise and assure the Chief Executive Officer of Asene Manso Akroso District and the Chief that they’re going to make sure they give facelift to the tourist site.
Report by Samuel Quao