Asiedu Nketia's smock he wore to Dagbon for new Ya-Na's outdooring causes stir

Asiedu Nketia's smock he wore to Dagbon for new Ya-Na's outdooring causes stir

As earlier reported by, a new Ya-Na was on Friday, January 25, installed for the people of Dagbon.

The historic ceremony which was well attended by all those who matter in Ghana turned up a rich display of Dagomba culture.

Key to this display of rich culture was the use of the traditional dress for the Dagombas which happens to be the smock or 'batakari', as it is known locally.

Asiedu Nketia's smock he wore to Dagbon for new Ya-Na's outdooring causes stir
Asiedu Nketia at Ya-Na's investiture Photo credit: Instagram/Sweet_maame_adwoa
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A good number of the people in attendance including dignitaries could be seen smocks which made the durbar held at the Gbewaa Palace at Yendi a very colourful one.

Though many of the outfits looked very beautiful, that of the general secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia's smock has garnered a lot of attention.

The white and black smock with a hat to match has got social media talking with many trolling him over the outfit.

Some have even likened his smock to a maternity dress.

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It is quite surprising why some social media users have decided to troll the NDC general secretary over his outfit.

While his smock may not be the conventional style of we are all used to, it is not something to be laughed at.

It must, however, be noted that this is not the first time that Asiedu Nketia has been trolled over his sense of fashion.

He once got mocked on social media for wearing his wife's winter coat during an official visit with former President John Mahama to Germany in 2015.

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He is also the same person who wore a round cap with a smock to stand behind former President Mahama when he addressed Ghanaians as the results of 2016 elections trickled in.

More recently, General Mosquito became the subject of mockery on social media for wearing .

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