Akyem Asuom: gods fight chief and elders


Trouble is loading in Akyem Asuom as stream “gods” in the town have possess individuals of the community and revealing hidden issues surrounding th e community.


The sacred stream which also serves as a protector of the community called “Apaamu” is said to have possess a children of about fifteen years of age to warn the chief and the elders of the town of their atrocious activities or else face the wrath of the gods of the land. The chief and elders are said to have incur the wrath of the “Apaamu” gods as result of their failure to perform some expected traditional rites.

The chief and his cohorts are said to have accepted fetish priests in the town and have brought many woes to the community and hence the rise of the protectors of the community to curb the wickedness of the wicked people in the community.

The “Apaamu” gods’ stream which is said to be traditional mother of Akyem Asuom is heard said through the young boy that she is has been so quiet for too long  to their negative actions affecting the development of her community and the people would face her wrath when they fail to pacify her and the other community gods. “I have a motherly care for you all and the one (gods) coming stream “Krankran” is annoyed of your actions and will spell its wrath on you” – laments the spirit-possess young boy.

The dumping site in the community which is also close to another stream is not left out as it also complain of the community members felting it with refuses which are abomination to the rites of the streams. The spirit-possess young children warn to the chief to desist from his evil deeds and have himself step down from the stool as the chief of the community.

With immediate effect the fetish priest in the community must leave the community and the streams pacify to avert any mysterious happenings to the community – cautioned the spirit possess children.

As at the time of filing this report kinsmen were mouth-tight to open up any information on the story but the one who spoken on the condition of  cover said the story emanating are true and they are putting plans in place to avert the wrath of the stream gods.


Community Members reaction

Members of the community confirmed the happenings to the reporter and said the disclosures from the gods through the children are true and the elders of the town must pacify the gods to bring sanity. “In fact, the rate of death, stealing and other mayhems happening in the town was not common some time ago but of late is too common and the elders must save us by pacifying the gods” – a man (name withheld) confirm this to reporter. Aside the wrath of the gods coming upon us we have lack development project in the town for too long and something must be done to give Asuom the glory again.

The happenings in the town are so scaring and all churches in the town are praying fervently to deliver the wrath of the gods upon the town.


Reporter: Abass Iddrisu

Agric and Rural Development Journalist – AgricToday News

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