By Yemti Harry Ndienla
Chris Gardner - the world acclaimed author of ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’, was crowned under the stool named ‘Nana Kofi Akom I, by the chief of Biriwa, HRH Nana Kwa Bonko V, assisted by a college of kingmakers and notables of the clan
Biriwa, is a fast developing village in Ankobea division of Nkusukum Traditional Area in the
Prior to his coronation Chris Gardner, was head-cried by palace guards to the village shrine for more traditional powers. “I feel elated and touch by this great honor given me and my family by the people of Biriwa”, said Chief Gardner, who was accompanied by his daughter - Jacintha.
As the Mpontuhen, of Biriwa, Chief Gardner, identified the village health clinic as one of his major projects and pledged to transform the facility to a modern health center stocked with equipment of International standard. The clinic which serves over 30.000 patients is out of basic necessities and in need of assistance. After a visit to the facility, Chris Gardner, who was visibly disturbed by what he saw re-assured the Biriwa people of his decision and commitment to the dilapidated health clinic.
A successful entrepreneur based in the
Though others might judge Chief Gardner’s coronation as the return his roots –