The Chief of Murugu in the West Gonja District of the Savannah Region Murguwura Amadu Changa Kramoh has been elevated as the next Busunuwura of the Gonja Kingdom. He succeeds the late Busunuwura Nungbanso Mahama Lenseni who passed on on 5th November, 2019.
The selection of the Busunuwura out of 3 others took place at the Palace of the King and Overlord of Gonja Yagbonwura Tuntunba Boresa (I) today Monday 9th December, 2019.
The newly appointed Busunuwura was first enskined as Dirpewura of the Busunu Traditional area in 2014 and later Muruguwura in 2017.
He started his working life as a Game warden at the Mole National Park and later a Teacher at various schools in the West Gonja District.
He moved on to become a Revenue Collector with the West Gonja District Assembly for many years.
After obtaining a Diploma in Land Valuation, he worked as a Land Valuation Officer at the West Gonja District rising to become a Principal Land Valuation Officer at the West Gonja District and later Bole District where he retired 2008.
A Chieftaincy call sent him back to the Busunu Traditional Area of Gonja.
The newly selected Busunuwura will perform the 12th Day Funeral of his predecessor after which he will choose a date for his enskinment.
The Busunu skin is a very important one in Gonja since Busunu is historically known to host some od the powerdul traditional warriors of the Gonja Kingdom. The Busunuwura is one of the seven (7) Kingmakers of the Gonja Kingdom. The others are the Sonyowura, (Head of the Kingmakers), Damongowura, Choriwura, Debrewura, Mankpangwura, Kulawwura, Kpansheguwura and the Nsuawura of the King and Overlord of Gonja,Yagbonwura.
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