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John Mahama visits Family of late Tulwe wura, pledged to construct Tulwe road


Former President John Dramani Mahama has visited the family of the late Tulwe Chief, Tulwe wura, Mahama Bunyanso of the Tulwe traditional area in the Savannah region. The former president as part of his speak out tour across the country scheduled 12th march, 2020 to visit the Savannah region but was later cancelled.

The decision to cancel it came as a result of the death of the late Tulwe chief which occurred on the 9th day of March 2020. Mr. Mahama as part of his visit presented nine bags of rice, Three bags of maize, five cans of cooking oil, a bull and a cash of five thousand Ghana CEDI’s to support the family perform the late chief’s funeral.

However, as customs demands, elders of the area officially informed the former president that, the funeral of the late chief would be performed on the 28th of March, 2020.

The late Tulwe chief, Jira Mahama Bunyanso was the first Gonja chief to be appointed a council of state member under President John Mahama. Meanwhile, the former president upon plying the Tulwe road and realizing its high deplorable nature pledged to construct the road if he returns to power.

The Tulwe – Kosogu road was awarded contract and was under construction before the NDC government lost power in 2016. The construction has since been halted. However, John Mahama promised to continue what his administration has started if returned to power and urge the people of Tulwe and its surroundings to vote for the NDC in the December 7 elections.

Tulwe is a community under Central Gonja District in the Savannah region. Traditionally, its part of the four gates that ascends the Yagbon throne.

 Mr. Mahama was in the company of the minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu, Mp for Yapei-Kosogu, John Abdulai Jinapor, NDC general secretary, Johnson Aseidu Nketia, former agric minister, Alhaji Muniru Limuna Mohammed, Mp for Tamale Central, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Former chief of staff, Julius Debrah and other former government officials.

Source: Ghana/Tamale/ Biawurbi

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