Before the coming of the Europeans, we had our chiefs and kings being the main governing body of our communities and regions. These kings and chiefs had the history of fighting and acquiring properties and wealth for its states.
In our traditional societies chiefs and kings are hold in high esteem and highly respected because they are the embodiment of our cultural system and traditions. They also contribute their quota to the development of the country as far as they hold the responsibility to ensure the wellbeing of their people. A list of the top 5 richest kings in Ghana has been compiled;
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is the richest King in Ghana with a net worth of $12 million.
He is also listed among top 5 richest kings in Africa. Osei Tutu II is the 16th Asantehene and has been in power since 26 April 1999.
Osagyefuo Nana Amoatia Oforipanin- Okyehene
Osagyefuo Nana Amoatia Ofori Panin is the 35th King to have ascended the throne referred to as the Ofori Panin Stool.
He ascended the throne on October 4th 1999, on the passing of his predecessor and brother, Nana Kuntunkununku II
Togbe Afede XIV – King of Agbogbomefia
Togbe Afede XIV is the President of the National House of Chiefs, and the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State and President of Asogli Traditional Area.
Osagyefo Agyeman Badu II - Dormahene
Osagyefo Agyeman Badu II is the one of the respected Kings in Ghana. He is a traditional ruler and also a High Court judge.
Naa Bukali II Yaa Naa
Bukali II was born Bukari, Abukari, Abubakar is the current Yaa Naa, traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Dagbon in Ghana. Bukali was ordained by the kingmakers of Dagbon as the 41st Yaa Naa on January 18, 2019. Being a King in one of the powerful kingdoms, Bukali II is one of the richest kings in Ghana.
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