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).

An ultramodern Business Advisory/Resource Centre (BAC) has been commissioned and handed over to the West Gonja Municipal Assembly of the Savannah Region at a brief ceremony in Damongo on 17th June, 2020.

The project which is under the Youth in Entrepreneurship Programme was funded by the African Development Bank at the cost of GHc 2,140,492.32.

The Five (5) member Committee of eminent Gonja Chiefs put together by the President of the Gonja Traditional Council, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa (I) to resolve all Chieftaincy disputes in the Gonja Kingdom has held a meeting at Busunu in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region on Saturday 6th June, 2020 to set a final road map to end the Chieftaincy matter in the Bole Traditional area.

A youth group calling itself the Vagla Youth Association in Bole is appealing to the Inspector General of Police and the Savannah Regional Security Council to beef up security in the Bole Township.

The group alleges that the township is no longer safe as it has recorded a number of criminal activities leading to the death of three people in the last two months.

Richard Forgor, the spokesperson for the Association, called for an extensive investigation into the happenings in the area and also appealed for the number of security personnel assigned to the town increased.

The King and Overlord of the Gonja Kingdom, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa (I) have assured former President John Dramani Mahama of his prayer and support for all his endeavours.

This came to light after John Mahama had a closed-door meeting with the Yagbonwura at the Jakpa Palace in Damongo on June 14, 2020.

The Overlord of the Gonja Kingdom,His Royal Majesty Yagbonwura Tutumba Boresa (I),has supported the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Tamale Teaching Hospital with a 39 inch Flat Screen Television and its accessories.

The Paramount Chief of the Kusawgu Traditional Area, KusawguWura Kunkraga (I), who made the donation on behalf of the overlord commended the hospital for its professionalism and dedicated service to Northern Ghana over the years.

A statement sighted by DGN Online indicates that the King and president of the Gonja Traditional Council and president of the Northern Regional House of Chiefs, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Bore Essa I, in consultation with the elders of the Gonja kingdom, has placed a ban on the celebration of Damba festival in the Bole Traditional Area.

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