Some members of the youth group(Offinso youth action movement) were summon before the Offinso Traditional authorities on Wednesday, 10th June 2020 for openly invoking curses with a dreaded deity on some high ranking National, Regional and Constituency official of the party in the traditional area.
Again, some top officials of the NPP in the Offinso South Constituency such as party chairman, Mr Atuobi Yiadom, Member of Parliament, Ben Abdallah Banda, Parliamentary aspirant, Dr Isaac Yaw Opoku, secretary, Mr Nsiah Boakye, women Organiser, Madam Rebecca, Assemblywoman for Amoawi Electoral Area, and others were all summoned before the traditional court.
According to the Paramount Chief of Offinso Traditional Area, Nana Wiafe Akenten (III), it is wrong for anybody to curse with river deities in Offinso Traditional Area and Ashanti region as a whole.
He added that the traditional authorities has placed a firm ban on invocation of curses with river gods and could not understand why the group would disrespect the directive.
The chief of Nkwantakese, Nana Boakye Yam Ababio pleaded on behalf of the offenders and they were asked to pay 12 sheep, 3 crates of eggs 3 fowls and 1 box of schnapp to the traditional authorities to be forwarded to the river gods.
By Ben kwarteng
Mabesh tv news editor