“President Akufo-Addo gave Dagbon the opportunity to mark Fire Festival after 17years” – Minister
Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed has credited President Akufo-Addo for restoration of peace in the Dagbon Kingdom after a long protracted chieftency crises since 2002.
The Overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abukari Mahama II lit the thatch for the first time in 17years to commemoration of Bugum (Fire) Festival in Yendi, the capital of Dagbon.
The Minister who joined the Ya-Na Abubakari Mahama II at the Gbewaa Place in Yendi for the celebration in a statement noted the people of Dagbon observed the festival with a siting Overlord die to the restoration of peace on the area.
“The people of Dagbon were given the opportunity to celebrate the rich culture of Dagbon due to the peace restored by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,” Hon Saeed stated.
He added “I used the opportunity to thank President Akufo-Addo (Chief Abudani I) and Chiefs of Dagbon for collectively bringing back total peace to Dagbon.”
However, the Minister also called on investor to visit the region and take advantage of the vast land and investment opportunities.