General News of Monday, 8 October 2018Source: Starrfmonline.comKan-Dapaah storms Tamale as Chieftaincy tensions gather in Bole, DamongoAlbert Kan Dapaah is National Security MinisterNational Security Minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah has arrived in the Northern Region to convene a high-powered security meeting with the Chief Executives for the West Gonja and Bole Assemblies following rising chieftaincy tensions there. Two royal individuals from the Safope gate laid claims to the Mandari Skin and confusion broke, in June last year, over the rightful candidate of the Bole Skin, after the chief, Bolewura Awuladese Pontomprong Mahama (II) died. The ruling is said to have renewed the tensions in the area, already known for chieftaincy bloodbath. Nine people were killed including a chief who was beheaded, at Kilbelma after clashes over chieftaincy and land. A soldier was killed and many others were injured in a deadly ambush on the convoy of the District Security Council, led by its then chairman, Jaajah, during a fact finding mission.
Source: GhanaWeb October 08, 2018 13:41 UTC