Nana Kwaku Duah II, the Krontihene of Kadjebi Traditional Area, has bemoaned the sudden demise of their Paramount Chief, indicating that the Oti Region and Kadjebi traditional area, have not only lost a Chief but a role model and a unifier, of which the entire region will forever remember him for.
Nana Ogyeabuor Akompi Finam II, the late Omanhene of Kadjebi-Akan Traditional area was laid to rest in a colorful state funeral service, held on November 29th, 2019, at the State House in Accra.
The ceremony was a joint gesture from the State and the Military service in honor of the late Ogyeabour Akompi Finam II.
Speaking to Newslinegh.com, the Krontihene of the Kadjebi-Akan Traditional area, Nana Kwaku Duah II, spoke highly of the late omanhene and his contributions to Ghana’s democratic journey.
Nana Kwaku Duah II, described Nana Akompi Finam II, as man of peace, dedicated, selfless, and his intriguing nature was something worth emulating.
“Nana, indeed, was selfless, he was a unifier, he was submissive and his peaceful nature was so inspiring. He was ready to listen and attend to his descendants at all time.
Nana Ogyeabour Akompi Finam II, contributed immensely to the welfare and development of the traditional area, But time couldn’t permit us to recount all the achievements of our great Chief”. He revealed.
He also outlined plans for the traditional burial at Kadjebi, adding that the final funeral rites would take place between December 4, through to December 9, 2019.
The Akompi Finam family, according to the Krontihene, will climax Nana’s final rites with a display of Akan traditions on December 7, 2019, where the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will be in attendance as Guest of Honour.
Several dignatories including the former President Jerry John Rawlings and Nana Baffour Agyemang, a representative of His Royal Majesty Otumfour Osei Tutu II, were in attendance to support the Asona family of Kadjebi in mourning their son and Chief of the area.
Other personalities including former Member of Parliament for the Ledzekuku constituency, Benita Okitty Duah, members of the Diplomatic Corp, Representatives of the Government and traditional rulers also graced the State funeral service.