Mr Louis Bayuoh, Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Co-ordinating Director, has called for the inculcating in the youth the proud Ghanaian values of respect, good dressing and discipline.
He said if the youth were allowed to do away with Ghanaian values they would lose their identity and this would be a threat to the nation's independence.
Mr Bayuoh said this at the 52nd independence anniversary parade held at the Bibiani International Park on Friday. School children, personnel of the security agencies and other identifiable groups took part in the march.
He called on the people to ensure proper sanitation in their communities to help prevent diseases.
In the march past Bibiani Brightest and Best Preparatory school came first in the primary division followed by Bibiani Central African Gold Primary while Saint Mary's Preparatory School took the third position.
Central African Gold JHS took the first position followed by Bibiani Community JHS and the Presbyterian JHS in the JHS division.
Bibiani SHS came first followed by Otoo SHS and Ken Mark SHS in the second the third positions respectively in the Senior High School category.