Why people from the Volta Region are called number 9


Usually to discover Ghanaians calling their kindred residents from the Volta Region number 9.

The reason is that in 1957 (the year Ghana accomplished freedom) amid the first-historically speaking Miss Ghana Beauty challenge, the Volta Regional agent, Monica Amekoafia was challenger number 9 in that year’s magnificence exhibition.

Conceived in 1934, the then 23-year-old Monica, in the end, developed the victor of the Miss Ghana magnificence Contest in 1957.

It was her number that achieved name number 9 for the general population of the Volta Region.


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