President Nana Akufo-Addo urged the people of Dagbon to rally behind the new Yaa-Naa and offer him their full support in a bid to sustain the current peace being enjoyed in the area.
Until today, Dagbon had been without a Yaa-Naa following years of protracted chieftaincy disputes which started in 2002 after the demise of the late King.
The delayed final funeral rites of two previous Yaa-Naa’s were conducted recently, after a road-map to peace developed by the Committee of Eminent Chiefs led by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, was adopted and implemented, paving the way for the coronation of Yaa-Naa Abubakari Mahama II.
VO-NAA LAUDS AKUFO ADDO’S ROLE IN THE PEACE PROCESS OF DAGBON
Meanwhile the Vo-Naa who also doubles as the Paramount Chief of Voggu in the Tolon district of the Northern Region, H.E Alhaji M.B. Bawah speaking on behalf of the Yaa Naa thanked President Akufo-Addo for his role in the peace process.
Akufo-Addo deserves special commendations – Togbe Afede
Although previous governments played some pivotal roles in ensuring lasting peace in Dagbon, President Akufo-Addo and his government deserve special commendation for restoring peace in that part of the country. This is according to President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV.
He was speaking at the outdooring ceremony of the new Ya-Naa Abukari Mahama II in Yendi in the Northern Region.
Togbe Afede also called on all politicians to desist from comments that are likely to jeopardise the peace already being enjoyed in the area.