Below is an excerpt from an article discussing the origins and practice of Apoo. This excerpt is taken from the webpage:  " He noted that the people were peeved during that period but could express their views. Since the people could also not let them those in authority account for their stewardship, they consulted the gods of the area who asked them to set aside some days for them to come out and say what was on their chest more especially about the traditional authorities at that time. Nana Twi Brempong said the festival was not only about the people getting out what was on their chest about traditional authorities but also all who were in leadership positions in the traditional area.
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It is a festival for the purification of the people to rid them of social evil. The festival lasts one week and includes a variety of recreational cultural activity. It ends on the sixth day with the "Apoo" procession, when insinuations are cast about the evil doings of some of the citizens.
Even the Chief is not spared. This period is a time for family reunions and unity among the people. You are welcome to join the festivities. Scripture Reading: Friday, 05 Jun Coronavirus Live Tracker - Live Updates.