Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Saturday, November 20, 2021, joined hundreds of mourners to mourn the death of the late Owoahene Adwoa Ahyiah, the mother of Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II, Paramount Chief of Sefwi Anhwiaso Traditional Area at Bibiani.
Obaapanin Adwoa Ahyiah, 95, mother of eleven, died on 1st March, 2020 at Divine Hospital in Bibiani after a short illness.
The atmosphere at the funeral grounds was charged with drumming and dancing as the sign of last respect for the late chief.
Dr Mahamudu Biawumia was accompanied by National Security Minister, Mr Kan Daapaah, Mr Peter Mac Manu, Former NPP National Chairman, Western North Regional Minister, Mr Richard Ebbah Obeng, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko (Western Regional Minister), Dr Kwaku Afriyie (MP for Sefwi Wiawso Constituency), Mr Alfred Obeng Boateng (MP, Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Constituency), Mr Alex Tetteh (Akontombra Constituency), Former Western North Regional Minister, Mr Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu, All MMDCE’s and Western North NPP Regional Executives.
The funeral also attracted a lot of traditional leaders. Notable ones among them are Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi VII (Paramount Chief of Abeadze Dominase, also former National House Chief Vice President), Oseadeayo Akumfi Ameyaw IV (Paramount Chief of Tachiman), Nana Osuodumgya Barima Appiah Dwaa Boafo II (Paramount Chief of Hwidiem).
Others include Oyeadeeyie Basape Kwadwo Armah III (Paramount Chief of Sefwi Bekwai Traditional Area) Okogyeaman Kwaku Gyamprah II (Paramount Chief of Chirano Traditional Area), Beyeeman Tano Kwaw Benbuin (Paramount Chief of Aowin Traditional Area), and Odeneho Bretum IV (Paramount Chief of Suaman Dadieso Traditional Area).
Institutions such as Ghana National Petroleum Cooperation (GNPC), Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipal Assembly, Asante Gold Cooperation, Chirano Goldmines Limited, Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), Sefwiman Rural Bank, Opportunity International, Western North Journalists Association among others were present to mourn with Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II.
By: Daniel Akwasi Nuako, Bibiani