The Chiefs and People of Awutu Traditional Council in the Central Region has cautioned churches and other institutions to adhere to the 12-day ban on drumming and noise-making.
This comes in the wake of processes to usher in the annual Awutu Awubia festival.
The ban starts From June 4, 2019, and ends on June 25, 2019.
Speaking to Citi News in an interview, Nai Pobi Abundam VI, Nifahene of the Awutu Traditional Council explained that those who are caught violating the customary tradition will be dealt with accordingly.
“We will deal with churches, bar owners and other institutions that go against this customary directive,” the Nifahene said.
According to Nai Pobi Abundam VII, areas that will be affected include Kasoa and it’s surrounding towns, Ofaakor, Awutu Bereku, among others.
“As Awutu people we want to use this year’s festival to exhibit our culture to the world and also to identify our uniqueness as Awutu people,” Nai Pobi Abundam said.
The Nifahene again called for unity among the people of Awutu Bereku as they prepare for the Awutu Awubia festival.