Massacre in Bimbilla again


Bimbilla in the lamplight again following a shootout between two chieftaincy factions in the morning of yesterday that left,at list,8 alledged fighters dead whilst several others sustained various degrees of injuries.It is a long standing tradition in the Nanumba Kingdom that any butcher who slaughters must provide the overlord with some meat.this tradition has been practice in the kingdom for centuries if not eons until the  unfortunate defiance by some of the butchers who are alledged supporters of the late Nakpaa Naa alhaji salifu sparking the violence.
Bimbilla has been engulfed with chiftency dispute after the death of Naa  Abarika Atta in September 1999 between late Nakpaa Naa Salifu Dawuni(great grand son to the Bimbilla skin) and late Bimbilla Naa Dasana Andani Yakubu(direct descendant of the Bimbilla skin).Following the dispute, a ruling was put up by the northern regional house of chiefs in favour of Naa Andani Dasana which was appealed by Nakpaa Naa Salifu Dawuni at national house of chiefs under the leadership of Naa Professor John S Nabila.this appeal was still pending during which Naa Dasana Andani Yakubu was murdered by supporters of late Nakpaa Naa Salifu Dawuni in a mosque whilst he was praying.


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