Former Presidents John Dramani Mahama and Jerry John Rawlings will today arrived in Tamale for the coronation of the new overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Abubakari Mahama.
The two are expected to touch down in Tamale this morning and will be accompanied to the traditional capital of Dagbang for the historic event.
It has been confirmed that the NDC party and its leaders have officially been invited to the investiture of the New Ya Naa Abukari Mahama, today Friday, the 25th of January, 2019.
On Friday January 18, 2019 the kingmakers who consulted the Dagbang oracles successfully completed the traditional processes and settled on Yo-Naa Abubakari Mahama as the new Ya-Naa.
Yo-Naa was among four persons including Nyab Tampion-Lana, Nyab Kampakuya-Naa and Nyab Boling-Lana whose names came up as possible successors of the late Ya-Naa whose funerals have all be performed.
The consulting elders include Gushei Naa and Kuganaa who nominated the Chief of Savelugu to succeed the late Ya Naa Yakubu Andani II who died in 2002.