Tag Archives: Bimbilla

Minority’s comments on Bimbilla hypocritical – late chief’s family

James Agalga had led the Minority to allege government interference in the Bimbilla chieftaincy issues

The family of the late Naa Salifu Dawuni, has reacted to a press statement by the Minority in Parliament alleging that government officials are meddling in the Bimbilla chieftaincy issue. The statement described the National Democratic Congress (NDC), which the minority represents as rather hypocritical and scandalous. The statement further accused the previous NDC government as being responsible for the ...

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Bimbilla: Late Nakpaa-Naa’s family lauds gov’t support for burial


The family of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni in Bimbilla in the Northern Region has commended the government and all relevant stakeholders who ensured the late chief’s burial. Three years following his demise, the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni was finally buried in line with the customs and traditions of the Nanung traditional area. The family, in a Citi News interview, ...

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Bimbilla: Nakpaa-Naa finally buried after 3-years


The body of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni, has finally been buried at his private residence in Bimbilla, nearly three years after his demise. The burial was done in accordance with the traditions and customs of Nanung at 7:00pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was buried amidst heavy security at the burial site, the Bimbilla Regent’s palace, and at some ...

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Gov’t officials meddling in Bimbilla chieftaincy issues – Minority

James Agalga had led the Minority to allege government interference in the Bimbilla chieftaincy issues

The Minority in Parliament has called on President Akufo-Addo, to call officials of his government who have allegedly been interfering in the Bimbilla chieftaincy dispute, to order. According to the Minority, despite the President’s directive for his appointees not to get involved in the dispute, there have been claims that some members of the administration have tried to influence the matter. ...

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REGSEC beefs up Bimbilla security ahead of late chief’s burial

File photo: Security in Bimbilla

The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC), has reinforced security in the Nanung (Bimbilla) traditional area, ahead of the burial of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni on October 12, 2017. Scores of military and police personnel left Tamale today (Wednesday) for Bimbilla, to augment the operations of the team there. This is to avert any untoward situation in the area following the ...

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Bimbilla: Philanthropist donates to flood victims


A philanthropist and a native of Bimbilla has donated assorted items to flood victims in the Nanumba north district of the Northern with support of friends in Germany. Amadu Mustapha, who presented the item on behalf of colleagues to the District Chief Executive for the area, Abdulai Yaqoub told Citi News that his colleagues who are students in Germany wanted to ...

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Review of Bimbilla curfew hours long overdue – DCE


The District Security Council (DISEC) at Bimbilla in the Northern Region, has said a review of the curfew in the township is long overdue. According to him, the youth who are mostly used by the feuding factions have promised to live peacefully. The Interior Ministry had placed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the town following some protracted chieftaincy conflicts in the ...

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Bimbilla residents lament decade long curfew

File photo: Security presence at Bimbilla

Residents of Bimibilla in the Northern Region have decried the curfew on the township which has lasted for close to a decade. According to them the curfew has affected their socio-economic activities in the town since no business activity is permitted in the area at night. The Interior Ministry had placed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the town following some protracted ...

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Bimbilla: Pharmacist caught smuggling hospital drugs


A pharmacist at the Bimbilla government hospital is in the grips of the district police for allegedly stealing some pharmaceutical drugs. The district police crime officer, DSP Ebenezer Kosi-Peprah told Citi News that the police got a hint from an informant, that some drugs belonging to the Bimbilla hospital were been transported to Tamale on a Bimbilla – Tamale bound bus. ...

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Bimbilla flood victims receive relief items


The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has released a large consignment of relief items for distribution to flood victims in the Nanumba North (Bimbila) district of the Northern Region. Hundreds of residents within the eastern corridor enclave suffered from recent flooding which hit six districts in the region. NADMO’s Director General, Eric Nana Agyemang Prempeh on Friday, August 4 handed ...

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