Elder Augustine Nigarim Poyari, a Walewale Area Executive Committee Member, who doubles as the Nalerigu District Secretary of The Church of Pentecost, was enskinned as a Chief on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at a colourful ceremony in Nalerugu.
This is the first time an Officer of The Church of Pentecost has been enskinned as a Chief in the entire Mamprusi Kingdom.
The historic ceremony was witnessed by hundreds of chiefs and people of the Mamprugu Traditional Area as well as the Walewale Area Head, Evangelist Francis Yaw Adu, and the area pastorate.
Speaking at the event, the King of the Mamprusi Kingdom, Nayiri Bohagu Mahami, who described Elder Poyari as a man of wisdom, advised him to lead his subjects with humility, fairness and equity.
By his elevation, Elder Augustine Nigarim Poyari will now be called Naaba Augustine Nigarim Poyari.
Report By: Overseer Emmanuel Kenin (Gbingbani District)