Nana Ekua Abookye VI known in private life as Mrs. Felicia Abena Prempeh Sencherey has been outdoored as the Queenmother for the Oguaa Traditional Area.
Nana Ekua Abookye VI replaced the late Queenmother, Nana Ekua Abookye V who died in 2019. She is the niece of the late Queenmother and hails from the Abookye Royal house, custodians of the Oguaa Queenmother stool.
Mrs. Felicia Abena Prempeh Sencherey now Nana Ekua Abookye VI, Paramount Queen mother of Oguaa Traditional Area first sat in state for the first time at the Oguaa Fetu Afahye grand durbar in 2017 with the Omanhen of Oguaa Traditional Area, Osabarimba Kwesi II at the Jubilee Park.
Nana Ekua Abookye VI who was taken into customary custody last week was outdoored at a ceremony at the Papratem Shrine in Cape Coast on Saturday, 28th May, 2022.
She swore the traditional oath pledging her allegiance to the chiefs and to the Omanhen of the Oguaa Traditional Area, Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II and vice versa.
In a brief speech Nana Abookye VI pledged to work earnestly with all stakeholders reduce the high incidence of teenage pregnancy in the area and to improve the wellbeing of the people of Cape Coast.
She appealed for support from all to accelerate the development of the area.
Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II congratulated Nana Ekua Abookye VI and called for unity and support from all to make Cape Coast better. He appealed particularly to the youth to avoid indiscipline and strive to attain their aspirations.
Born Felicia Abena Annan now Nana Ekua Abookye VI, Paramount Queen mother of Oguaa Traditional Area was born in Sekondi on the 26th of December, 1972 to Madam Roseline Mama Mends of Abookye House (Cape Coast) and Mr. Emmanuel Odame Annan.
She schooled in Cape Coast till she reached lower primary. She continued her education at St. Peter’s Anglican Primary school in Sekondi.
She furthered her education to the St. Ann’s Anglican Middle school till she completed Junior High School.
She gained admission to Ahantaman Secondary school after excelling satisfactorily in her exams. She became an entrepreneur and started a “fast food joint”.
In her bid to excel in the world of business, she worked at the Secretariat of P &T in Takoradi. For the passion she has for cooking, she later attended Queen’s Craft Catering Institute in Sekondi-Takoradi.
She is married to Mr. John Rhule Prempeh Sencherey. She is a mother to four children; Frances Leonara Prempeh Sencherey, Alice Hectoria Prempeh Sencherey, Jonita Josephina Prempeh Sencherey and Albee Carlis Prempeh Sencherey.
Currently, she is a certified Nursing Assistant in Maryland, US.