Chief of Busunu of the Gonja Kingdom Passes On

Chief of Busunu of the Gonja Kingdom Passes On

The Paramount Chief of the Busunu Traditional area of Gonja, Busunuwura Nungbanso Mahama Lenseni has passed on in the late hours of Tuesday 5th November, 2019.

The late Busunuwura who was known as the Best Damba Dancer among Gonja Paramount Chiefs died at the age of 78 after battling with sickness for close to two weeks.

His body will be laid to rest in Busunuwura later today 6th November 2019 the Busunu royal cemetery after some secretive traditional ceremonies.
The Busnunuwura is a biological uncle to former President John Dramani Mahama.

The Busunu skin is a very important one in the Gonja since Busunu is historically known to host some of the powerful 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.

The funeral arrangements of the late Busunuwura would be announced later.

Source: Nkilgi||

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Jeorge Wilson Kingson

Jeorge Wilson Kingson is the Managing Editor of ArtCraft Media Consult (Publishers of and, and a consulting Editor for The Corporate Guardian Magazine. He is the Chairman of the Media Alliance in Tobacco Control and Health (MATCOH). He is also the National Coordinator for the International Standards Journalism Association (ISJA) and the National Online Newsportals Coordinator for the Private Newspaper and Online Newsportals Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG). He is a senior member of Ghana's Parliamentary Press Corps. He is the ACS Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana and a Peace Advocate

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