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Mirigu Naba installs six divisional chiefs


The Mirigu people witnessed the President of the Mirigu Traditional Council and Vice President of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, Naba Anonsona Abisa Anthony Atasige III, enthrone six Divisional Chiefs and a Development Chief to spearhead peace and drive development and progressive change in their respective communities toward the achievement of total development in the Mirigu.

Naba Dr. Kenneth Ayuribobi Asaya A-engibise – Kumbusungu Division; Naba Anthony Akanvose Akurugu – Nyongo Division; Naba Thomas Akadolibasoa Azinyim – Gonnum Division; Naba Inspector Albert Atongo Azuah – Wolugum Division; Naba Avaaya Aboyinga – Gumongo Division; Naba Francis Awineparigi Pognaba Lucy Azinyim-Gonnum Division, Pognaba Scholastica Akuntugya-Kumbusungu Division, and Pognaba Selina Atoenyile-Wolugum Division were all installed during the same event.


Three queen moms representing the Nyongo, Gumongo, and Pungubiisi divisions are likely to be enthroned within the next week.

During the installation ceremony, the Mirigu Traditional Area’s Paramount Chief underlined the contemporary chief’s essential role as a development agent.

He pushed them to promote unity by welcoming the other contenders who were not enskinned, and he encouraged them to work together for the communal growth of the Mirigu Traditional Area.

During the occasion, Naba Anonsona Abisa Atasige III was surrounded by notable chiefs and elders of the Mirigu Traditional Area, including Naba Paul Henry Abowine Amenga-Etego. Naba Atogumzoeya Atuguba, Chief of the Kandiga Division, and Naba Atogumzoeya Atuguba, Chief of the Nabango Division.

To retain respect for themselves, His Majesty recommended the newly enthroned leaders to refrain from engaging in unpleasant vices in public places.

The Safo Hem of the Oguaa Traditional Area, Barima Nana Akwesi Armah, representatives of the Nkosuohene of the Dumasua Traditional Area, Nana Ayebiafo, and personnel of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs were also present.

Mirigu Naba expressed confidence for the future in his speech, urging the newly inaugurated chiefs to work together to fulfill their responsibilities as catalysts for positive change.

He thanked the Development Chief, Naba David Baba Abemnia Ayelazuno, for providing over seven automated boreholes in various villages within the traditional territory thus far, and asked him to continue to lead  the development agenda of the people.

Earlier, the Nabango Naba, Naba Atugumzoeya Atuguba, emphasized the importance of freshly enskinned leaders respecting the indigenous area’s customs and beliefs.

He warned that chieftaincy affairs are not the same as partisan politics, and that the incoming chiefs should create a distinction between the two.

The Kandiga Naba, Naba Paul Henry Abowine Amenga-Etego, the oldest serving chief in the Mirigu Traditional Area with over 50 years of service, exhorted the incoming chiefs to serve in peace and respect all quality of people in order to prosper.

He emphasized the need of the Mirigu Traditional Area leaders working together toward a shared objective.

The event represented a watershed moment in Mirigu Traditional  Area, signaling a commitment to development and unity under the leadership of the installed chiefs




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