Burial of Ga-Dangme overlord: Residents cautioned to stay indoors

Residents in the Nungua area and its environ has been cautioned by the Nungua Traditional Councilto stay indoors as they conclude the final funeral rites of the late overlord of the Ga-Dangme.

Gborbu Wulomor said there will consequences for those who will flout the curfew imposed in connection with the state.

According to the funeral arrangements, there will be a curfew from 10:00pm to 4:00am on Thursday 2 March within the catchment area comprising Spintex Road, Sakumono, Baatsonaa, and adjoining towns for the burial of the Gborbu Wulomor.

This comes on the heels of a recent curfew in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, as part of the burial rites of the late Asantehemaa, Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II.

Speaking to Class News, a family spokesperson, Samuel Alabi, cautioned individuals in those areas to remain indoors on Thursday or risk spiritual and other consequences.

“During this period, there will be sacred rite performances,” he stated.

“At 10:00pm, people are still [in town] and up to 4:00am people are waking up getting ready for their work and in the night [of the burial] so many things will happen. The gods will come to lead their son home… So we wouldn’t want a situation where normal people will be parading and in the process get possessed or get hurt because there will be a lot of gunshots [too]. So for our human security and spiritual protection, we need to observe this.”