President Akufo-Addo arrives in Tamale for Ya Naa's investiture

President Akufo-Addo arrives in Tamale for Ya Naa's investiture

President Akufo-Addo has successfully touched down in the Northern Region ahead of the coronation of the new overlord of Dagbon kingdom.

The President arrived in Tamale on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in the afternoon at around 3:00 pm.

The coronation of Ya-Naa Abukari Mahama II is expected to take place on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Gbewa Palace.

President Akufo-Addo arrives in Tamale for Ya Naa's investiture

President Akufo-Addo arrives in Tamale ahead of enskinment of new Ya-Naa. Source: Facebook/Nana Akufo-Addo.
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The Northern regional minister Salifu Saeed, the Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul and Interior Minister Ambrose Dery, were among an entourage that met the President on arrival.

Also, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and other persons from the Dagbon traditional area were there to welcome Akufo-Addo.

The historic coronation will also be graced by the committee of Eminent Chiefs, led by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

The Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa Sulemana I, Nayiri Mahami Bohagu Abdulai Shariga and the National President of House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede VIII, will also be present.

The Dagbon kingmakers selected Ya Naa Abukari Mahama following an agreement between the Abudu and Andani royal families.

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