The Gonja Traditional Council has fined the Paramount Chief of the Kpembe Traditional Area, Kpembewura Bismark Haruna Banbage, over the recent riot in Salaga over the naming of Damongo as the capital of the newly created Savannah Region.

The chief has been charged to pay an amount of GHc2,000 with two cows.

His fine was decided at an extraordinary Gonja Traditional Council meeting held on Thursday, February 21, 2019.