Tamale Dakpema calls for moderation in fire festival celebration, as he light fire tonight



His eminent, Nyeb Tamale Dakpema Naa Bawa Fuseini has advised the youth to celebrate todays Bugum Chugu (fire festival) in moderation.

“lets us come together, young and old, to celebrate our unique culture, diversity, and the spirit of togetherness that defines us as a people”, chief Manan told thenorthernweb

According to him, the unique festival does not only unite the Gbewaa-zulya but also attract onlookers from all corner of the world, eager to observe the festival.

On the background of this, Naa Bawa urged celebrates to be mindful and not mann the beauty of the old-age festival. “Stick to the values and norms of the tradition, Dagbon is one of the oldest kingdom’s in West Africa, holding of offensive weapons is not part of the celebration, am calling for accident free celebration and peaceful coexistence”.

He further extended his fire festival wishes to the lion king of Dagbon, Ndan Ya-Naa and all traditional rulers in Dagbon, Mamprugu Nanung and the Gonja enclave.

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