Nalerigu Slave Defense Wall
An interesting site worth exploring is this famous wall. Local tradition has it that, the wall was built with stones, mad, honey and milk in the 16th century by a powerful chief of the Mamprusi ethic group.
The wall is located in the village of Nalerigu in the East Mamprusi District, about 120 km south-east of Bolgatanga, about 156 km from Tamale and 8 km past Gambaga, in the Northern Region of Ghana.
Locate an ancient popular slave route between Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso and Djenne in Mali that passed by the village. You would be told that the wall was erected to protect the inhabitants from slave raiders.
You have more to learn by travelling to this historical place. Get there to be informed how inhabitants felt during the era of fierce slave trading.
Nalerigu is located east of Gambaga. You can easily find trotro going from Gambaga to Nalerigu.