A subchief in Tamale in the Northern region responsible for Entertainment, Mohammed Hafiz Demanaa was severely assaulted after he led a team of armed soldiers to evict petty traders and hawkers who were forcibly driven away from streets last week in a ruthless decongestion exercise.
The subchief has been leading the security forces to hack down traders wares on expressways and tow them to the Tamale Metropolitan assembly office in the exercise that city authorities said would continue unabated.
Violence in Walewale over DCE confirmation Author: dagbon 2017-05-22 17:37:19 Violence erupted in Walewale in the Northern region Monday as assembly members rejected Saaka Sayuti, the District Chief Executive nominee of West Mamprusi for the third time.
Sayuti’s supporters, mainly youth, went berserk after the votes were declared and held the assembly members hostage for failing to aid him secure two-thirds majority.
Sagnarigu DCE nominee gets 100% endorsement Author: dagbon 2017-05-08 15:39:58 Iddrisu Mariam, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the Sagnarigu District of the Northern region, was today Monday, May 8 confirmed by the assembly to assume office as the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area.
Ms Iddrisu, who is one of the four women nominated for the position of DCE in the Northern Region, polled 33 out of the 33 votes cast giving her an overwhelming endorsement.
The Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya-Naa, Yakubu Abdulai Andani, has charted a new path to what he calls genuine reconciliation and unity in Dagbon.
The Dagbon Regent amply demonstrated his commitment to this course when he paid a courtesy call on the Regent of Tolon, Retired Major Sulemana Abubakari at his palace. Peace loving royals of the Abudu and Andani gates in a Citi News interview commended the Kampakuya-Naa Yakubu Abdulai Andani for that historic visit.
Turmoil in Northern region over women appointed MDCEs Author: dagbon 2017-05-02 13:04:41 Hooded supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern region brandishing sticks and metal objects on Friday blocked roads and burned debris as an escalated gender based protest against women appointed as Head of District and Municipal Assemblies enters day three.
A wave of violent demonstration gripped some districts in the violence- torn region resulting in heightened security from Wednesday shortly after the list of nominees was made public.