Dagbon has been plunged into mourning following the announcement of the untimely death of the heir apparent to the Dagbon Skin, the Mion-Lana, Naa Abdulai III.
He was the next in line after Yaa Naa Abukari Mahama II based on the rotational system of the Dagbon kingship.
Known in private life as Mahamadu Abdulai, the late Mion Lana was born in 1974.
As a member of the Abudu gate, the late Mion Lana was also the Regent of Dagbon, a position he held until his death on Wednesday at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital after a short illness.
His remains has singed been flown from Accra where he was receiving medical attention to Yendi for his burial and eventual traditional funeral rites