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The Omanhene of Akuapem Traditional Area who doubles as the president of the Akuapem Traditional Council in the Eastern region, Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo III has placed a ban on drumming and noise-making.

The six-week long ban on all forms of noise-making and drumming in the Akuapem traditional area takes effect from Sunday, August 20, to Tuesday September 26, 2023.

The ban order forms part of preparations to mark the 2023 Odwirakese festival by the Akuapem people.

The Chief of staff for the Okuapemmanhene, George Addo-Yobo disclosed this during the 8th Adaebutuo ceremony at Akropong.

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He indicated that the ban affects all forms of noise-making, including the use of loudspeakers, drums, tambourines, funeral rites and roadside evangelism.

He has urged the public to adhere to the six-week long ban to help acknowledge Okuapemman traditional customs.

George Addo-Yobo, a private legal practitioner, maintained that the Akuapem traditional council together with the Akuapem North Municipal Assembly has formed a taskforce to ensure strict enforcement.

He cautioned that anyone found acting contrary to the directive by the traditional rulers will be penalised.

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By Maxwell Otoo|OnuaFM|