Final funeral for Dagbon chiefs will be performed Mahama
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President John Dramani Mahama says his government will do everything it can to permanently resolve the Dagbon chieftaincy stalemate. Top on governments agenda according to President Mahama is to perform the final funeral rites of
At the 2015 Damba festival in Yendi, President Mahama said he instructed the Otumfuo Mediation Committee to continue its sitting on the Dagbon chieftaincy dispute.
Also at the grounds breaking ceremony for work to commence on the Eastern Corridor road, President Mahama maintained that his government was committed to performing the funeral rites of the late Yaa-Naa Mahamadu Abdulai and the late Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II.
I spoke to the Otumfuo and I know that he has called several of the chiefs and conferred with them and I am sure that soon we are going to see a breakthrough and movement towards celebrating the funerals of our departed fathers, the Yaa-Naas and from then move on to ensure that we have a succession that will be acceptable to all of us.
He praised the chiefs and people of Dagbon for their peaceful co-existence over the years and encouraged them to cooperate with government to solve the Dagbon chieftaincy problem.