Former President John Dramani Mahama is in Tamale, enroute to the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi for the coronation of the new Ya-Na, HRM Abukari II, this morning.
Today’s coronation is the result of years of collaborative engagements by successive governments, the two Royal Gates of Dagbang and the Committee of Eminent Persons chaired by Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
Mr. Mahama in expressing his joy ahead of the ceremony said in a Facebook post that “Dagbang will today showcase the rich tradition and culture of our people.”
Mr. Mahama has also celebrated the efforts of successive governments, noting that “working together, the Eminent Chiefs appointed to help resolve the very challenging Dagbon chieftaincy dispute, the Andani and Abudu Royal Families and the people of Ghana, this major success has been achieved and we have a new Yaa-Naa.”
He also congratulated the two royal families and the Eminent Chiefs led by Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.