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Peace in Dagbon must stop all Protracted Disputes: Nana Akufo-Addo

The over 500 chieftaincy dispute recorded in the country will be history as the momentum of the Dagbon settlement will be used to eliminate them

President Nana Akufo-Addo disclosed this disclosed on Thursday in Parliament while delivering his third State of the Nation Address that, strategies used in settling the over 17 years Dagbon dispute will be used to resolve all protracted and protracting chieftaincy dispute in the country.

The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs intends to use the momentum of the Dagbon settlement to tackle the other protracted chieftaincy disputes in the country.” he announced

Chieftaincy dispute do not only delay the development of the said community or society but also the development of the entire nation.
Many districts and regions have observed slow development due to conflict among prominent families and groups.

According to President Nana Akufo-Addo, permanent peace is a gradual process and urged all the people to help sustain the peace which was on the expense of emotions, energies and State’s funds.

“I pray that we all continue to build on this achievement and midwife the process until peace becomes part of the fabric of Dagbon

“In order to reinforce and support the process of reconciliation and the restoration of peace in Dagbon, I have decided that, this year, the official 62nd Independence Day celebration will be held in Tamale, on 6th March”

The President acknowledged the Pioneers for their hard work and wisdom of the eminent chiefs, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, the Nayiri, Naa Bohugu Abdulai Mahami Sheriga, Overlord of Mamprugu, and the Yagbonwura, Tuntumba Boresa Sulemana Jakpa, Overlord of the Gonja State,

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