The Chiefs and People of the Akpini State on Friday April 1, 2022 held a peaceful procession through the major streets of Kpando.
The procession sought to give thanks to the Almighty God for giving the Akpini State a Head after close to forty (40) years of chieftaincy-related litigation. It was also to thank the new Akpinifia Okpekpewuokpe Dagadu IX for accepting the arduous task of leading the Akpini State as her Paramount Chief.
The event, provided the opportunity to the youth and the entire Akpini Traditional Area to demonstrate their love and support for the newly crowned Overlord.
The Procession which began at 9am saw the movement of a huge crowd from the convergence point; the Paramount Chief’s Palace through Koenda, Aloyi, Zongo, Bishop Herman road, Tsakpe, Deveme, Torkor road, Municipal Assembly and back to the Palace.
The residents converged at Akpinifia Dagadu’s Palace after the procession where they appreciated the young Chief and also heared from him.
The Procession was led by the Akpini Elite Group; a group of carefully selected prominent citizens of the Akpini State.
The Paramount Chief of the Akpini State; Akpinifia Dagadu IX was outdoored on the 6th of March, 2022 in a heavily attended event during which he exchanged oaths with all three State Divisional Chiefs making up the Kpando Kpekpe etↄ (tristate).