Zongo leaders sustain wounds in chieftaincy dispute in Asante Akyem Zongo community.


Some Aggrieved youth in Agogo Zongo in the Asante Akyem North District have Attacked their leaders for introducing Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahim as Chief of the Asante Akyem Zongo community to the Omanhene of Asante Akyem Agogo, Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong.


Reports say , the aggrieved youth on Sunday , stormed the palace to protest against the installation of Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahim as Chief of the Asante Akyem Zongo community.


The youth protested by attacking their leaders with stones and other objects.


The misunderstanding started when Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahim was introduce some weeks Ago to succeed the late Alhaji Abdul Rahim Sulemana as the Asante Akyem Zongo community but some aggrieved zongo youth wanted Other persons as their chief.


They claimedd the Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahim is not the rightful person to be given the Chieftaincy title.


Calm was restored at the palace after Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong accepted Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahim as the new Chief of the Asante Akyem Zongo community.


Mohammed Abdul Rahim will on Friday be installed as the new Chief of the Asante Akyem Zongo community.


The incident which has thrown the community into a state of fear occurred around 4.30pm on Sunday.

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