The Denkyira Traditional Council has confirmed the death of the Paramount Chief of the Denkyira State, Odeefour Boa-Amponsem III.
The death was announced on Friday, December 2 at a news conference addressed by Nana Agyei Nkyerye II, who will assume an acting role.
A three-day period of mourning has, consequently, been declared in Denkyiraman. It begins Friday, December 2 and ends 6:00am Monday, December 4.
A ban on noise-making has also been imposed while the Agonas have been urged to don black as a sign of mourning.
The ban is expected to affect political party campaign activities in one of the traditional states of Ghana.
The deceased chief ascended the throne in 1955.
He was born John Kwame Amofa Appiah on November 11, 1932.
He was made the President of the National House of Chiefs in 1999 after having served as President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs .