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The secretary to the Chief of Gbintri in the Mamprugu Traditional area of the North East region has been murdered. 

Aremeyaw Nasigri was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Wednesday night at a drinking spot in the community. 

East Mamprusi Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Abdul Nasir Baba who confirmed the incident to JoyNews, said the deceased was having drinks with his colleagues when the attackers arrived on a motorbike and shot him multiple times. 

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between members of the Fulani ethnic group in the Mamprugu traditional area and the local chiefs following tension over alleged terrorism and non-payment of royalties.

The signing of the document was after an extensive meeting between the National Executives of Fulani welfare group, Tabital Pulaaku, and some senior members of the Mamprugu council at Nalerigu in the North-East Region.

The King of Mamprugu, Nayiri Nabohagu Mahami Sheriga II has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to trigger the needed processes aimed at creating two more constituencies in Walewale and Nalerigu-Gambaga respectively.

He noted that the creation of new constituencies from the existing ones, will facilitate the needed development in these areas as well as bring governance to the doorsteps of the people.

The King of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, Na Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, has called on the chiefs and people of the newly carved North East Region to unite and rekindle the spirit of volunteerism and self-help in the communities in support of the development of the area.

The Overlord of the Mamprugu Kingdom, the Nayiri, Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga wants government to take appropriate steps for work to resume on projects stalled at the Gambaga College of Education.

According to him, work came to a standstill immediately after the 2016 general election which saw contractors working on some infrastructure development vacate from site.

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