Dagbon roadmap: REGSEC issues security alert; cautions troublemakers
The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC), has issued a statement warning troublemakers to be law-abiding before, during and after the implementation of the final roadmap to the restoration of peace in Dagbon.
The statement signed by the Regional Security Council Chairman, Salifu Sae-ed, reiterated the need for peaceful coexistence in the Dagbon State.
It unequivocally stated that the law enforcement agencies would not spare any individual or groups attempting to violate the Otumfuo-led Mediation Committee’s final decision on the Dagbon chieftaincy stalemate.
The statement impressed upon Dagombas to fully comply with the final roadmap which President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has issued an Executive Order on it.
The committee resolved that the Abudu Royals should perform the funeral of the late Yaa-Naa, Mahamudu Abdulai, beginning December 14-28, 2018.
This will be followed by the funeral of the late Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II from January 4 to 18, 2019.
The two funerals are to be performed in the old Gbewaa Palace in Yendi.
President Akufo-Addo described the road-map as an important milestone in the decades-old search for a permanent solution to the Dagbon problem.
The President also congratulated the three Eminent Chiefs, Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Nayiri, Naa Bohugu Abdulai Mahami Sheriga, and Yagbonwura, Tuntumba Boresa Sulemana Jakpa, for their commitment to the Dagbon people.
The Andanis were represented by HE. Vo-Naa Alhaji M. B Bawah, Warvi-Naa Andani Mahama, Lamashegu Naa, Alhaji Ziblim Abdulai, Zangbaling Regent, Yakubu Mahama, Tibung Regent, Abdulai Abukari, Gbermanda, Mahama Yakubu and Saha-Naa Abdul Latif Abubakari.
The Abudus were represented by the Regent of Regent of Tolon, Retired Major Sulemana Abubakari, Nantong, Saaka Sulemana, Diare Regent, Abubakari Abdulai, Mba Dugu, Iddrisu Iddi, Bo-Naa Alhassan Bukari, Kunkon-Lana Abdulai Yakubu, Banvim-Lana Mahama Abdulai and Korli Regent, Mahama Mahama.
The full REGSEC statement can be viewed here