A renounced Islamic cleric who doubles as Yeni Dul-lana at the Gbewaa palace has advised Dagbon youth to form a united front for the development of the traditional area.
Addressing students and invited guest at the Tamale Technical University DASA handing-over ceremony on behalf of the overlord of Dagbon, he called for coexistence, peace and tolerance among the youth, this he believed would harness their growth and development.
He urged the gathering to continue seeking for knowledge since education has no timeframe and offer better opportunities.
Chief Tamaklou expressed concern on the raise of tramadol and alcohol abuse among the Ghanaian youth, he admonished the youth to distance themselves from such practices.
He further prayed for the success and progress of the Tamale Technical University and the Tamale Technical Institute Students, staff and their management.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Abass Braimah lauded leadership of DASA for their love for culture, but was quick to advise students to take their studies serious.
He admonished the youth to help in preserving the Ghanaian culture, adding that culture and tradition is the identity of people.
The Association Patron, Professor Abdul Razak Abubakari commended the past leadership of DASA for a great job done.
According to him, the immediate past leadership have been able to rollout several programs and also attract well meaning individuals to the Tamale Technical University including prominent chiefs and technocrats.
Other dignitaries who attended the ceremony included Mangul-lana Alhassan, Vice Chancellor of Tamale Technical University, NPP Parliamentary candidate for Bolga East, CEO of Casta Diva foundation, Hajia Fauziya Hudu, DOII Baba Hudu, GNFS Public Relations, lecturers, youth chiefs, former DASA chiefs and several others.