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Regional News of Sunday, 27 January 2019

Source: adomonline.com

Paramount Chief of Wenchi dead

The Traditional Council has slated 23rd February, 2019 for the one week celebration

The Paramount Chief of Wenchi Traditional area in the Brong Ahafo region, Nana Anye Amo-Ampong Tabrako II has died.

His death was announced by the Akyeamehene of Wenchi Traditional Area Nana Damoah Koasane Adusi Poku Kofabae IV in a press briefing on Saturday January 26, 2019.

The deceased, a former Ghana’s Ambassador to France during the erstwhile Kufuor administration was 74 years.

Nana Anye Amo-Ampong Tabrako II known in his private life as Professor Owusu Sarpong was also Ghana’s representative of Vatican, Portugal and Spain.

The Traditional Council has slated 23rd February, 2019 for the one week celebration and has placed a ban social and political activities in the area.

Akyeamehene added that, the Queen mother of Wenchi aided by other chiefs will control affairs until a new chief is selected.

About Nana Anye Amo-Ampong Tabrako II

Paramount Chief was the first of Dean at the Social Science Department at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

He attended Wenchi Methodist School and then Opoku Ware the University of College Of Ghana.

The former Ambassador to France left behind a wife and six children.

He was enstooled in 2013 as the Paramount Chief of Wenchi and has ruled for five years.