The Dagbon caucus in parliament has contributed Gh¢100,000 into the Dagbon Development Fund.
The Dagbon caucus includes all 18 Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Northern Region.
NPP MP for Gushegu who is also Deputy Transport Minister, Hassan Tampuli and Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu jointly announced this at the 2021 Damba Festival held at the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi on Sunday.
Mr Tampuli urged Dagombas and friends of Dagbon to contribute towards the successful realization of the aims and objectives of the Dagbon Development Fund.
Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu on his part praised the King of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Abukari II for his commitment towards the peace and development of the Dagbon Kingdom.
He noted that the King, since ascending the Dagbon skins have prioritized the development.
“He has done two significant things in the last two years, apart from initiating the Development Fund, he’s also initiated a review of the Dagbon Constitution that will recognize the territorial chiefdoms of Dagbon, within the Dagbon State… We only can be proud that the Ya Naa is reviewing the constitution for it to respond to the contemporary challenges [and] opportunities that exist within Dagbon”, the Minority Leader said.
Other MPs present were the MP for Tamale Central, Mion and Zabzugu.
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