Former President, John Dramani Mahama has been enskinned as a Chief in the Mankpan Traditional Area of the Central Gonja District in the newly created Savannah Region.
His skin name is "Borenasawura," meaning "it is God who gives".
At a short ceremony at the Mankpan palace as part of his two-day-tour of the Savannah Region, the Mankpanwura conferred the chieftaincy title on the former gentleman as a recognition of his contributions to the development of the area.
Prior to this, the Former president was received in Tamale by the Savannah Regional Chairman of the NDC, Alhaji Moro when he arrived in Tamale, ahead of his ‘Thank You’ tour
Mr. Mahama is expected to interact with Chiefs, opinion leaders, community members and executives of the NDC in the various constituencies during his tour.
As part of his visit, he will also inaugurate all the Savannah Regional Working Committees of the Party at the Regional Capital, Damongo.
The former president is billed to pay a visit to the Central Gonja, North Gonja, West Gonja, Sawla-Tuna-Kalba and Bole Districts.