Regional News of 2014-07-04

Bimbilla gets new Regent

A new Regent will be enskined Friday July, 04, 14 for the Nanung Traditional Area.

This became necessary following the murder of the late Bimbilla Naa Dasana Andani Abdulai II.

One of the late murdered chief’s sons, Yakubu Dasana Andani is expected to be enskined as the new Regent.

This will be done in line with the customs and traditions of the Nanung Traditional Area.

The late Bimbilla Naa Dasana Andani Abdulai II was murdered in Bimbila by unknown assailants on June, 19, 2014 at his palace.

He was buried on Thursday June 26, 2014 amidst tight security in Bimbila and its environs.

His third day funeral rites were held in Bimbilla on Sunday June, 29, 2014.

The cause of his murder is yet to be established and so far 23 suspects are in police custody assisting them in their investigations.

The suspects include two prominent persons from the Nanung Traditional Area, a former District Chief Executive for Bimbila during Jerry Rawlings’ regime, Alhaji Iddrisu Sumaila Adam and a former Director of the Northern Region Rural Integrated Programme (NORRIP), Mr. Arthur Naatogmah.

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