Yagbonwura: Overlord Of Gonjaland, Tuntumba Boresa I Passes On After 12-Year Reign
- The Overlord of Gonjaland has reportedly passed on after ruling for 12 years
- The 90-year-old Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa I breathed his last on the dawn of Saturday, February 4, 2023, at his palace in Damongo
- The passing of the late Chief who has been unwell for some time now comes barely a fortnight after the demise of Lepowura Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula
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Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa I, the Overlord of Gonjaland has reportedly passed on at the age of 90 years.
The late chief died on the dawn of Saturday, February 4, 2023, at his palace in Damongo in the Savanna Region after a 12-year reign.
Yagbonwura passes on after battling illness
The Yagbonwura was said to be unwell for some time now and his family is said to be preparing to officially announce the death in line with the traditions and customs of Gonjaland.
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The passing of the late Overlord comes barely a fortnight after the demise of the Lepowura Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula.
The late chief who served as the paramount chief of the Kusawgu Traditional Area was enskinned as Yagbonwura in March 2010.
The death of the late chief has sparked reactions online some of which have been compiled by YEN.com.gh.
Late Sulemana Tuntumba Boresah I was a peace-loving man, a unifier, and a development-oriented chief. He will be remembered for leading the Gonja state to petition for the creation of the Savannah region.
His Royal Highness, Yiram Yagbonwura Tuntumba Sulemana Boresa has gone to the farm and has not return. Gonjaland is mourning.
THE KING AND OVERLORD OF GONJA, YAGBONWURA TUNTUMBA BORESA (I) HAS PASSED. May the almighty God grant him peace.
Black Sunday for the people of Gonja land and the north as well Yagbonwura tuntumba Boresa I passed on Rip king
The Gonja land overlord, his imperial majesty Yagbonwura boresah has gone back to his creator
Dark clouds over Gonja land, as paramount chief, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa I is dead
Musah Ali Konne
#IQRA!! Difficult time for the Gonja Kingdom.... Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa I is dead...
Lepowura Jawula reported dead
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Lepowura MND Jawula, a former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), had been reported dead.
The football enthusiast and long-time administrator had reportedly been ill for some time now and was flown to the United States of America for further treatment where he passed on.
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