Two Ethnic Groups Fight Over Yam Festival

Two ethnic groups in Keri, a farming community in the Nkwanta South District of the Oti Region have clashed over the performing of ritual rites to herald their yam festival for this year. The groups from Akyode and the Challa who live side by side with a road separating them in the town starting fighting each other on June 17, 2019. The situation led to schools closing down and some properties destroyed but the security agencies have since intervened to restore calm. In the ensui ...

Two Ethnic Groups Fight Over Yam Festival
621201954142 0f728m3xxs yawfestival Two ethnic groups in Keri, a farming community in the Nkwanta South District of the Oti Region have clashed over the performing of ritual rites to herald their yam festival for this year. The groups from Akyode and the Challa who live side by side with a road separating them in the town starting fighting each other on June 17, 2019. The situation led to schools closing down and some properties destroyed but the security agencies have since intervened to restore calm. In the ensui ...