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Nkwen: Fon makes groundbreaking declarations on land sells, funerals others in New Year Message

By Bakah Derick  The paramount Fon of Nkwen has delivered his new year message to Nkwen sons and daughters with a firm call for the respect of culture and diligence on matters of land sells, funerals amongst others. HRM Fon Azehfor III was speaking on Tuesday 4 January 2022 in a rare outing at the start of the new year since his ascension to the throne.  HRM Fon Azehfor III of Nkwen  In the slightly above 14mins message, the Fon began with the sell of raffia palm plantations which he said is becoming very common. According to the Fon, should this continue the village runs the risk of not having raffia palm wine to perform traditional rituals. A fine of not less than 500 000FCFA and other items has been announced as sanction for anyone who sells raffia palm plantations on Nkwen land.  While noting that the sell of land was becoming very fashionable with some selling just to drink and smoke, Fon Azehfor III says land can only be sold in Nkwen for two reasons: either for const