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05.04.2019 Regional News

Dagbon Overlord Receives Sheikh Khalifa In Yendi

By Baba Yara Baba Yara
Dagbon Overlord Receives Sheikh Khalifa In Yendi
Dagbon Overlord Receives Sheikh Khalifa In Yendi

As part of his tour, Sheikh Khalifa visited Gbewaa palace at Yendi in the Northern Region to pay a courtesy call on the newly Enskinned Overlord of Dagbon Yaa Naa Abubakar Mahama Andani II.

The king didn't hide his happiness and appreciation to Khalifa and his encourage and requested for prayers to be able to rule Dagbon in peace, harmony, and unity.

Khalifa Shaikh Ahmed Abulfaid Maikano narrated the history behind the long-standing relationship between Shaikh Abdullahi Maikano and the Dagbon State. He delves into the contribution of Shaikh Abdullahi Ahmed Maikano in propagating Islam and Tariqa trough out the northern region and beyond. This effort made

Naa Muhamadu Abdulai to give Shaikh Abdullahi Ahmed Maikano his daughter Mma Sana to marry

The President of the Tijjaniya Muslim Council of Ghana also visited the palace of the chief of Mion. Mion Lana, Naa Mahamadu Abdulai II.

Shaikh Ahmed Abulfaid Maikano recalled the cordial relationship existing between the skin of Dagbon and the noble leader, Shaikh Abdullahi Ahmed Maikano. He seizes the opportunity to advise them on the essentials of Justice and peace and how to see each and everyone as a treasury to Dabgon. He used the occasion to display some historic pictures of Shaikh Abdullahi Maikano and the people of Dagbon which has the images of his Dagomba wife Sana.

In his welcome address, the Mion Lana Naa Mahamadu Abdulai II expresses his gratitude to Khalifa and his entourage for visiting the Mion palace. He affirms Khalifa's speech on Mma Sana. Saying she is his Aunty and that he has a bigger picture of her, Shaikh Abdullahi Maikano and his father Naa Muhamadu Abdulai I.

The Mion Lana appealed to Shaikh Khalifa to pray for rainfall since the area is a farming community and depend on rainwater.

Shaikh Ahmed Abulfaid Maikano prayed for Justice, peace, and prosperity for Dagbon land and the nation at large.