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Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II’s funeral to continue despite violence- Otumfuo led committee

In a statement issued by the Manhyia Palace reacting to the recorded violence, the committee said funeral will proceed in accordance with the road map.

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“On Sunday 13 January, 2019, all customary process will continue to pave the way for the performance of the funeral by the Elders of the Andani royal family,” the staff issued by the Manhyia Chief of Staff said.


Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II’s funeral to continue despite disturbances- Otumfuo led committee

According to the statement, the Kampakuya-Naa Andani Yakubu Abdulai, will perform the “circumambulation to complete the funeral process on Friday January 18, 2019.”

This will then pave the way for the accredited elders of Dagbon to enter the sacred seclusion to consult the traditional oracles for the selection of a new Yaa Naa, the statement further noted.

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The committee also directed Northern Regional Security Council to provide adequate security to facilitate the smooth performance of the funeral by the Andani royal family and the selection of a new Yaa Naa.

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