The first phase of the funeral rites of the late Chief of Tamale, Naa Dakpema Mohammed Dawuni Alhassan comes of Friday, July 20, 2018.
The Dakpema Palace Assistant Secretary, Alhaji Iddrisu Alhassan disclosed this to Citi News after the burial. According to him? the council of elders will determine the date for the final funeral rites after the said Friday. He thanked all those who mourned with the family and in diverse ways contributed to the late Chief’s burial. The late Naa Dakpema Mohammed Dawuni Alhassan passed on at the Tamale Teaching Hospital on Saturday, July 17.
A medical report sighted by Citi News indicated that heart failure caused his shocking death. Hundreds of people converged at the forecourt of the Dakpema Palace and bid the late Chief farewell. He was laid to rest at a sacred cemetery opposite the Tamale Central Hospital.
The late Naa Dakpema Mohammed Dawuni Alhassan was enskinned in 2008.