King of Gonja people of Ghana

Gonja people are an ethnic group that currently inhabits savannah region. The ethnic group is mainy foiund in northern Ghana. They founded gonja kingdom which has existed for centuries and has had many monarchs.

  • Yagbongwura Sumaila Ndewura Jakpa (founder)
  • Yagbongwura Limu.
  • Yagbongwura Lanyon
  • Yagbongwura Abbas’s
  • Yagbongwura Mahama Labayiru
  • Yagbongwura Kakanga
  • Yagbongwura Safu
  • Yagbongwura Kali
  • Yagbongwura Jakpa
  • Yagbongwura Nyantachi
  • Yagbongwura Jiau
  • Yagbongwura Kpirku
  • Yagbongwura Kurbang
  • Yagbongwura Pontoŋproŋ
  • Yagbongwura Lanyon
  • Yagbongwura Mahama Dagboŋa
  • Yagbongwura BanbaŋƐ
  • Yagbongwura Singbing Lanyon
  • Yagbongwura Ewuntoma
  • Yagbongwura Kurabaso
  • Yagbongwura Timu
  • Yagbongwura Kanyiti
  • Yagbongwura Be-Awuribe
  • Yagbongwura Ale Adeŋi Tikpiri
  • Yagbongwura Bore Awɔnche
  • Yagbongwura Bawah Abudu Doshie
  • Yagbongwura TunTumba Boresa1 Sulemana Jakpa.

Their current King is Yagbongurwa TuntumbaSulemana Jakpa Bore Essa 1. He has been monarch since 2010.

Picture by Alfred Weidinger

The King of Gonja greeting president of Ghana Nana akufo addo
King of Gonja people Yagbongurwa Tuntumba Sulemana Jakpa Bore Essa 1 (in blue)

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