The Kadjebi Traditional Council in the Oti Region, on Tuesday November 26, 2019, paid a courtesy visit to the Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye, to officially inform him about the demise and funeral arrangements of their late Chief.
The visit was to announce the passing of their Paramount Chief (Omanhene) of the area, Nana Ogyeabour Akompi Finam II.
Nana Kwaku Duah II, the Krontihene of Kadjebi traditional area, who led a delegation to the Speaker, said their visit was to officially inform and invite the legislature to the final rites and farewell ceremony of the late Chief.
He also sought for Parliament’s moral support at the funeral and also during the installation of a new Omanhene for the Kadjebi traditional area.
The leader of the delegation, Nana Kwaku Duah II, also informed the Speaker about the 6-day funeral arrangements of the late Omanhene, which will start from November 4, and ends on November 9, 2019, at the Kadjebi traditional palace.
The delegation, led by the Krontihene, presented the funeral brochures to the Speaker as a formal invitation and appealed for their support on a peaceful installation of a new chief.
The Speaker, on behalf of the Parliament, thanked the delegation for the invitation and assured them of the needed support in mourning their bereaved, and also promised to organize a state funeral service in honor of the late Nana Ogyeabour Akompi Finam II.
The funeral service will be held tomorrow at 8am on Friday November 29, 2019, at the Forecourt of the State House.