A fetish priest, known as Nana Togbui has reportedly cut himself open at the final funeral rites of the late Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, who died a year ago.
In a video circulating on Facebook, Nana Togbui is seen to have stabbed himself with a knife after reciting several incantations.
Commentary of the video suggests that he put up the stunt to heal himself of an unspecified illness.
About 1,500 fetish priests and their followers on Friday, December 1, 2017 converged at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on to kick-start the final funeral rites of the late Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II.
Otumfuo Sumankwahene, Barfuo Asabre Kugyawoasu II, revealed that the funeral is scheduled from Dec 1 to Dec 11 and told Adehye FM’s Elisha Adarkwah, that preparations are far advanced for the week-long final funeral rites.