The Fetish Priestess, Okomfohema Araba Essoun is warning traders at the Takoardi main market to desist from various forms of immorality such as sexual intercourse, abortion and the use of juju at the market or face the wrath of the market god “ Nana Abonduah”
Okomfohema Araba Essoun told Empire News the level of immorality in the market has culminated in the recording of low patronage at the market.
Trading activities at the Takoradi main Market Circle, since yesterday and this morning has been disrupted to pave way for the priest and priestesses to carried out what has been described as pacification of the market god “Nana Abonduah”
As at the 9:15am this morning almost all the shops in and around the main market has been under lock and key.
Here are some views shared by market women
According to the fetish Priestess, the god at the market is angry because he has been neglected
Okomfohemaa Essoun explained why the market was still not open to traders
The shrine which is his house has also been abandoned. So the deity has relocated to Dixcove. As a result the market has been left unprotected paving the way for the misfortune of low sales.
And to help pacify the god, all the market women have paid 5 cedis each to the priestess.
When Empire News visited the market, several sections were littered with cooked yam and eggs The shrine had also been washed and painted. Some food items had also been packed at the shrine ostensibly to feed the god.