Who should be made the Queen, There lived a king in a certain village called sakpaba in the mamprugu moaduri district in the north east region of ghana who had a very beautiful daughter, infact the most beautiful girl in the entire community.
One day, the king invited all the young men in the community to his palace and told them that he needed one young man who will agree to have his daughter(the princess) to spend the night with so that the next day they will slaughter him as a sacrifice to the gods, and it was silent everywhere in the palace.
One young man called Mohammad Kamil confidently stood up and agreed to the proposal of the king and the beautiful princess was given to him to go and spend the night with as proposed by the king.
At dawn, the princess woke up Mohammad Kamil and told him that she loved how confident he had been as he offered himself to be slaughtered as a sacrifice just because her, so she suggests that they should try to escape by leaving the community, this young man agreed and they started to leave.
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On leaving this community, there is a big river surrounding the community entirely and before one could cross this river the king must be aware so that he will send for a boatman to take them across the river, but here is Mohammad Kamil and princess trying to elude, what can they do?
They never relaxed, they went to the river and likely there was an old woman with her granddaughter who was also up to age of marriage, they narrated their story to the old woman and the old woman said she could help them but on one condition,thus if this young man would agree to marry her granddaughter after she had helped them to cross the river, they agreed to what the old woman said,
After they have made the agreement, the old woman used a stick which she used as a walker then hit on the surface of the water and a path was created for them to walk on and Cross the river,the old woman remained and they crossed the river with her granddaughter.
Now Mohammad Kamil and his two wives walked several kilometers past Sakpaba village and entered into another village called Kpasenkpe, and infact they reached there in the night, meanwhile no stranger enters into this village in the night.
Mohammad Kamil together with his two wives were arrested and convicted in different confinements, and it was planned that,a day was to be setted for the execution of Mohammad Kamil as the man who intruded.
One day a young lady who was believed to be a daughter of the king of Kpasenkpe visited Mohammad Kamil and told him that a day had been set for his execution, so she wanted to help Mohammad Kamil out of the trouble of being killed as a form of execution,but on one condition, after he had been able to succeed he was to be made the king and the ruling king her father was to be slaughtered as sacrifice to the gods, and after he has achieved this she wanted him to make her the queen,thus marry her.
Mohammad Kamil agreed and and the girl told him that, when the day comes he will be brought to the king palace and there shall be a tortoise placed under a callabash and they were to ask him what was under this callabash,so he was to be ask three times and he should not alter a word in the first and second times, but in the last time he should say a tortoise.
Execution day came and Mohammad Kamil was brought to the king palace and the callabash was unveiled and he was asked to identify what was under it,he altered no word in the first and second times but said a tortoise in the third time and he was successful and he was made king and the then king was exucuted as their tradition demanded.
Now Mohammad Kamil the king had three wives, but in the village of Kpasenkpe,a king marries not up to even two wives, but only one.So who amongst the three should be mad the queen?