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Late Wa Imam family hammers Wa Naa over ‘letter of statement of regret’ to Bawumia

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The group of the late Wa Imam isn’t content with a letter suspected to have been composed by the Wa Naa and conventional specialists to apologize to Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and, by expansion, the Presidency.

“We wish to express that much as the family is yet to affirm the genuineness of the said letter; its substance can’t be created by the worshipped Wa Naa and the other people who should be the overseer of the traditions and conventions of their kin,” the family called attention to in an announcement on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Having come to that meaningful conclusion, the family said the Wa Naa is adroit in convention to realize that simple money related gifts, particularly when the giver is accessible to play out the signal, ought to supplant communicating sympathies and grieving with the deprived.

“The Wa Naa can’t be unmindful of his customary function as a consultant and unifier not forgetting about his part in the settlement of questions.

“The Wa Naa would have welcomed and guided the family to withdraw and apologize to the Vice President in his warning and mediatory ability to determine this issue between the family and the administration agreeably and not bounce into the brawl to sloppy the waters significantly more by giving counter explanations. This is not normal for the Wa Naa we know.”

The family speculates the Wa Naa is doing the offering of the Upper West Region Minister, Hafiz Bin Salih, who individuals blame for attempting to legitimize his various bungles.

“We are, in any case, mindful that since our first distribution, the Regional Minister has been plotting and campaigning these specialists to give an announcement to conceal this goof and his intruding in the strict undertakings of Wa since his supposition of office.

“We need to guarantee the public that this activity isn’t an endeavor to place the administration in awful light yet to bring to hold up under the way where the Minister directs the issues of the Region most on occasion bringing the name of the legislature into unsavoriness.”

The family lauded the Upper West Region Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr S.B. Kangberee, for his “capable and deferential” way in moving toward the issue.

It said yet for the new turn of events, the Limanyiri family would host met initiative of the get-together on Tuesday and smoked the harmony pipe.


VP Dr Mahamudu Bawumia had given GH¢20,000 through the Wa Central Constituency Chairman of the NPP towards the burial service ceremonies of the late Wa Imam, Dr Suleman Mahama Haroon Bakuri.

In any case, the family dismissed the gift, hinting that the Vice President affronted the family and never appeared at the burial service.

The family again said when the Imam once approached the Presidency to intercede after he was kept from playing out his strict obligations at the Central Mosque by the territorial priest, there was no reaction.

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