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The King and Overlord of the Gonja Traditional Area, Yagbonwura Tutumba Boresa (I) and the Gonja Traditional Council have confirmed Chief Issahaku Abdulai Kant as the Bolewura and Paramount Chief of the Bole Traditional area.
Speaking at the Jakpa Palace in Damongo on Monday 20th July, 2020, to bring to an end the chieftaincy issues in the Bole traditional area, Yagbonwura Tuntumba said there were many issues resulted in the Bole Traditional Traditional area not recognising Bolewura Sarfo Kutuge Feso (I).
A delegation dispatched by the Inspector General of Police James Oppong-Boanuh is currently on its way to the ancient town of Yendi in the Northern Region to resolve the impasse between the Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Peter Akokora Ayirezang and the King of Dagbon.
Irate youth in Yendi with the overwhelming support of the Dagbon overlord, Yaa-Na Abukari Mahama II last weekend were very furious and attempted to attack the Yendi Divisional Commander for disrespecting the King.
Some irate youth in the Yendi municipality believed to have the support of the overlord of Dagbon, Ya Na Abukari Mahama II attempted to attack the Yendi Divisional Commander ACP Peter Akokora Ayirezang in front of the Yendi Divisional Police Headquarters yesterday.
DGN Online gathered that the attack on the police commander was as a result of the commander’s refusal to grant the request of the overlord of Dagbon regarding a matter at the police station.
The youth, however, felt the police commander disrespected the chief by refusing to grant his request.
The Paramount Chief of Mion, Alhaji Mahamadu Abdulai has donated 100 bags of cement to Yendi based Senior High School, Dagboŋ State.
Dagboŋ State Senior High / Technical School launched their walling project to help create a safe and conducive environment for both Students and Masters on campus. Dagboŋ State Senior High School in their efforts to raise funds for this Project served His Royal Highness, Alhaji Mahamadu Abdulai a letter soliciting for help. As part of the social responsibilities of the Mion Traditional Secretariat, Naa Mahamadu Abdulai saw the need to pay a visit to the School and to also asses the progress of the ongoing walling Project.
The Overlord of the Mamprugu Kingdom, His Majesty Nayiri Nabohagu Mahami Sheriga, has heaped praises on Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia for supporting the development efforts of the north since the assumption of office.
He said Dr Bawumia is a true son of his kingdom, who has never denied them their fair share of the national cake, and, thus, commended him for the various interventions initiated in the area.