Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed his excitement over the peace that has finally been restored at Dagbon following the people’s acceptance of the new Ya-Naa, the Savelugu Naa, Abubakari Mahama.
According to him, this is an effort by successive governments worth celebrating after years of the protracted disputes.
‘So happy for this day, and we should be eternally grateful to Allah that Dagbon has finally seen peace.’
Naa, Abukari Mahama
President Nana Akufo-Addo
Nana-Addo congratulates new Ya-Naa Abubakari Mahama
“After many years of hard work, negotiations, long meetings, disagreements, traditional considerations and agreements, we celebrate the efforts of successive governments for this day” he posted on Facebook.
The funeral for the late Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II who died in 2002 ended on Friday, January 18, 2019, with Yaa-Naa Abukari Mahama elected to be the new overlord of Dagbon.
Abukari Mahama contested Kampakoya Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani, Bolin Lana Mahamadu Abdulai, and Tampion Lana to become the Ya-Naa.
The Savelugu Naa, who’s in his 70s, has already been offered the symbolic cola and has had his final coronation performed