21, GNA- The Overlord of the Dagbon state, Ya-Na Abubakari Mahama on Sunday
made a triumphant entry to the Manhyia Palace to join Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to
mark the Akwasidae kesei.
Kesei would climax the 20th Anniversary celebration of his enstoolment as the
16th occupant of the Golden stool.
who was accompanied by a long retinue of chiefs rode on a horse amidst a
beautiful display of the Dagomba traditional dance " Damba", to the
admiration of the enthusiastic crowd which gathered at Bodwawe, the venue of
spontaneously rose up to catch a glimpse of the new Overlord who was clad in
his beautiful royal traditional attire.
Ya- Na's entry
into the Manhyia palace is significant, following the role Otumfuo Osei Tutu
played in the settlement of the long chieftaincy disputes in the Dagbon
The visit is
seen as a show of appreciation to the Asantehene for his untiring effort to
bring a lasting peace to Dagbon people.
2019 the new Ya-Na Abubakari Mahama was chosen in Yendi by the Dagbon state
This was after
a peace initiative by the Committee of Eminent Chiefs led by Asantehene Otumfuo
Osei Tutu II.