New Juaben: Paramount Queen mother, Nana Yaa Daani Passes On
The Queen mother of the New Juaben traditional area, Nana Yaa Daani II has passed on. She died after a short illness at age 70. Her death follows the demise of the Paramount Chief, Daasebre Professor Emeritus Mr Oti Boateng in August 2021. Known in private life as Nana Afua Serwaa, and she was enstooled as the paramount
queen on May 8, 2000, after the demise of Nana Juaben Serwaa, Although the traditional council is also yet to officially meet to deliberate on the issue, and the trusted sources in the traditional council can confirm the Queen mother died on the Monday morning. The late Queen mother was born to Nana Ama Amoakoa who was the
daughter of the late Queen mother of Juaben, Nana Afia Serwaa. She grew up in Konongo where she had her middle school education in 1969. After that, she sat for the common entrance where she gained admission to the Agogo nursing training college but dropped out after six months. Nana Yaa Daani then relocated to Teshie
Nungua in the Greater Accra region where she helped her older sister to sell smoked fish. She later moved to Lagos in Nigeria for greener pastures but returned after six months to trade in foodstuffs. She was a staunched Catholic.