The president of the National House of chiefs, Togbe Afede has revealed that many people in the country never believed that peace could be achieved in the Dagbon kingdom, following a the protracted chieftaincy dispute that raged on for decades.
‘’Even when the Committee of eminent chiefs presented the roadmap for peace in Dagbon exactly nine months ago, many of us still doubted if indeed we were going to have peace and resolve this crisis’’ he said.
The President of the National House of Chiefs thanked the Abudu and Andani royal families for cooperating and helping to arrive at this historic feat of restoring peace to the Dagbon Kingdom.
Delivering a speech at the investiture of the new Yaa Naa, Abukari Mahama in at the forecourt of the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi, Friday, January 25, 2019, Togbe Afede thanked the committee of eminent chiefs led by Otmfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene for their crucial and invaluable service to Dagbon and the nation as a whole.
Togbe Afede who is the Awomefia of the Anlo State lauded president Akufo-Addo for his foresight and determination which has resulted in the resolution of the chieftaincy dispute in Dagbon.
‘’The real work towards sustaining peace in Dagbon begins from now and the National House of Chiefs will look forward to working with the new Yaa Naa to ensure the realization of that objective’’ he said.