A parade to commemorate Ghana's 67th independence anniversary day was held at the Sunyani Jubilee Park. It hosted nine (9) Senior High Schools (SHSs), Fouteen (14) Junior High Schools (JHSs) and nine (9) primary schools as well as eight contingents made up 209 officers and men from the security services.

The parade was commanded by Captain Leslie Fainyinka of the Ghana Armed Forces and inspected by the Bono Regional Minister.

In an address read on behalf of the President, the Bono Regional Minister Justina Owusu-Banahene, called on Ghanaians to show their commitment to democracy. “let us reaffirm our commitment to our democracy, let us uphold the principles of justice, equality and freedom for all, let us continue to work together to build a better future for our country.” She said.

TThe Bono Regional Minister, continued that, the pride of Ghana is in her democracy and therefore the onus lies on every Ghanaian to uphold and protect it. “As we prepare to go to the polls on 7th December 2024, it is crucial to approach the electoral process with thoughtfulness, responsibility and a commitment to democracy.” She added.

Hon. Owusu Banahene used the occasion to advice students against vices that might negatively affect their future. She encouraged them to take their studies seriously to prepare themselves to take over the mantle of nation building

At the end of the parade, Twene Amanfo Senior High Technical School (SHTS) was adjudged the winner at the SHS level whiles P-A Capital JHS won the JHS level. P-A Capital Primary School won the primary schools level.

The occasion was graced with colourful cultural display from the Sunyani Center for National Culture.