Residents at Sowutuom have lauded Sariki Awala the Zongo chief for his philanthropic nature.
They say the Zongo chief has initiated a number of projects in the area that have benefited residents immensely.
According to the residents, Sariki Awala has initiated a scholarship scheme that has provided support to needy but brilliant students in the area.
He has helped in putting up structures for schools, hospital and other facilities that is inuring to the benefit of residents, they said.
The residents prayed and asked for God’s guidance upon his life and asked that he regains whatever resources invested in the residents.
The CEO of Awala Company in an interview said he was elated but said he is obliged to serve his people as chief.
He explained, the duty of every leader is to see to it that his subjects and people have access to basic needs to ensure that they do not lack.
Sariki Awala said he derives joy from helping others and that has also brought blessing upon him and as a believer of Islam, he is commissioned to help the needy hence his resolve to do so.
He added that he will continue to provide the needed support in the best way possible to assist the needed and less privilege.