Naa Professor Nminyem Delle Chiir VIII, the Paramount Chief of Nandom Traditional Area, at the weekend, bid his late brother, Group Captain Fred Aadaryeb Delle, farewell during the funeral rites at Nandom.
A biography of late Group Captain Delle describes him as “a unifier among his brothers, and got involved in the grooming and education of his younger siblings, nephews and nieces and the family forever owes him that honour.”
“He will forever be remembered by the people of Nandom as the first pilot from Nandom who brought them an Aerodrome and landed several times with compatriots on very important occasions and made Nandom a training ground for the Ghana Air Force”, the biography added.
He was said the first Pilot to have come from Nandom and its environs.
The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, and Professor Kwame Karikari, a former Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa, attended the funeral ceremony.
Other personalities that were present to sympathise with the bereaved family were the Nandom Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Raymond Nero and other Heads of Departments from the regional and district levels among others.
Traditional leaders including the Paramount Chief of the Lawra Traditional Area and chiefs from Jirapa as well as sub and divisional chiefs from the Tradition Council also attended the funeral ceremony.
The funeral could be described as one of the most well-organized and patronized funeral ceremonies in the area and drew mourners and sympathisers from across the region and beyond.
The regional minister and interior minister donated some amount of monies to support the funeral rites of the late Group Captain Delle.
Source: Info Radio