The Ashaiman Divisional Council has announced a two-day closure of shops and markets in the Ashaiman Municipality for the funeral of the late Tema Mantse, Nii Adjei Kraku II.

The closure takes effect from Friday, 28th October to Saturday,  29th October 2022.

This, according to the Council is in line with tradition and customs to allow for a befitting funeral.

“We, therefore, entreat your office to observe same as to have a befitting memorial ceremony for our royal father’s funeral,” the Council said in a statement.

The Paramount Chief and the President of the Tema Traditional Council, Dr Osɔnŋaa Nii Adjei Kraku II, died around February 2020.