The people of Nungua over the weekend installed a 37 years old Electrical Engineer as the regent of the Nungua Manklalo Black Stool.
The new regent, Nii Bortey Kofi Frankwa II, known in private life as Mr Benjamin Borketey Bortei will in his new position double as the Oyibi Gonten (Sanfuanu) mantse.
According to custom, he would act on behalf of Oblenpong Nunma Nii Alabi Dzenge VI - the substantive Nungua Mankralo and the traditional overlord of Oyibi.
The Nungua Mankralo stools is semi-autonomous and the only Stools which have two distinct festivals celebrated in its honour. The first, Sei Yeleyeli, is celebrated in the last week of September at Nungua and the second at Oyibi, Oyibi Yeleyeli, celebrated in the first week of October each year.
The current occupant of the Nungua Mankralo Black Stool, Oblenpong Nunma Nii Alabi Dzenge VI has occupied the stool for 43 years, he has been weakened by old age necessitating the installatio