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A high powered Delegation of the National Democratic Congress attended the final funeral rites of the Late Overlord of Dagbong, Ya Naa Yakubu Andani at Yendi.

The delegation was led by Hon. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Chairman of the party and included Yani Sahanaa who also doubles as the National Vice Chairman of the Party, Chief Sofo Awudu Azorka, the General Secretary, Hon Johnson Asiedu Nketia and some National Executives.

The National Executives were joined by some Regional Executives and former representatives of the party from the Region. These included Regional Chairman, Tuguyipelnaa Alhaji Ibrahim Mobilla, Regional Vice Chairmen Alhaji Abdul Rauf Rufai Vielim and Hon Adolf Ali John, Regional Secretary Hon Salisu Be-Awuribe among others.

The Minority leader of Ghana’s Parliament. Hon Haruna Iddrisu who is also the Member of Parliament for Tamale South led a strong delegation of Minority MPs, former MPs, MMDCEs to grace the occasion alongside the leadership of the Party.

The National Chairman of the Party made a cash Donation of Forty Thousand Ghana cedis ( Ghc40,000), 4 fat Bulls and 100 maxi bags of rice to the Kampakuyanaa, Regent of the late Ya-Naa Yakubu Andani to aid in the performance of the Funeral.

Delivering the items to the Regent of Dagbong, Kampakuyanaa, the National Chairman prayed for a successful and incident-free performance of the Funeral to pave way for enduring peace in Dagbong.

He Lamented the unfortunate incident that led to to the death of the Overlord and Charged the Government not to relent on efforts at finding the perpetrators of the heinous crimes and to bring them to justice. He stressed that the funeral may be over but the demands of Justice is still alive. He assured the Regent of the support of the party and its leaders at all times.

The Regent of Dagbong was grateful for the donation by the party and acknowledged other donations which were made by the Minority Parliamentary Caucus to them a few days ago as well as individual influential members of the party who made other donations to him to aid of the same objective. He was thankful to the leadership of the party and its members for the show of love and support to the course of Dagbong and his family.

The Minority Leader, Hon Haruna Iddrisu explained the reasons for the inability of the two former Presidents of HE J. J. Rawlings and John Dramani Mahama, not being able to participate in the final funeral rites of their late friend and father, hence the need to send such a high powered delegation as composed.

He also tasked the various security agencies to remain professional and to continue to maintain the security of the area during and after the funeral and the eventual selection of a successor.

An amount of Two Thousand Ghana cedis (Ghc2,000) each was made to the Yoo Naa and Kuga Naa by the leadership of the National Democratic Congress to aid them to take care of the visitors.
Source: Peacefmonline.com

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