It is common knowledge that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is a confidant of former President, John Agyekum Kufuor. It is a relationship which goes way back to when both were not in their current status. Apart from both of them belonging to the same fraternity(Freemasons), the traditional link between Apagya household, where the former president hails from to the Golden Stool goes back into history.
The 16th Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II after the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) paid a courtesy call on him has said the Akuffo-Addo Free SHS project introduced in 2017 cannot be successful without them. In a brief address to the leadership of the Teacher Union who visited the great King on the 13th October 2021 during the celebration of Awukudae at Manhyia Palace, his Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II urged the central government to prioritize teachers in the country for them to have a sound mind to teach the students well.
It is common knowledge that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is a confidant of former President, John Agyekum Kufuor. It is a kingship which goes way back at the pas when both of them has achieve what they have today. Apart from both of them belonging to the same fraternity(Freemasons), the traditional link between Apagyahene where the former president John Agyakun Kufour comees from which is also link to to the golden tool so it not be a suprise seeing both of them moving together always.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II's real name and age. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was born Nana Barima Kwaku Duah on 6th May, 1950. He is 71 years old. He is the 16th Asantehene, enstooled on 26th April, 1999 as Ashantehene of the Ashanti Empire in Kumasi.
We recall a time where His Excellency Nana Akuffo Addo told the Asantehene about how his government had constructed more roads in the region than any other government in the 4th republic. But in what seemed like a rebuttal, Otumfour told the president not to trust what his men report to him.
The Overlord of the Ashanti Kingdom (Asantehene), Otumfuo Osei Tutu Il has served notice about the performance appraisal methods adopted by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo through a statement of caution as part of his visit to the Manhyia Palace on Friday, October 1.
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has warned President Akufo-Addo not to act on reports from his appointees without independent verification. According to the Asantehene, trusted officials who only give positive input may mislead leaders. As a result, he advised the President to visit significant projects on a regular basis to get firsthand information on their progress.
His Majesty Otumfor Osei Tutu II has blessed Dr Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu the current Majority Leader of Ghana's Parliament representing the Suame Constituency. This was done at the celebration of the Awukudae festival yesterday, the official Facebook page for Manhyia stated. The Majority Leader in Parliament and Member of Parliament for Suame, Hon Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu joined Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in celebrating Awukudae.
The president of the country paid a working visit to the Ashanti region. It is a known fact the Asantehene has a personal relationship with the president which dates back to when they were both not close to their current status and were more of private citizens, so it was something to be expected that anytime he gets to Ashanti and Kumasi for that matter, he goes to the palace.
The Board Chairman for the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST),Mr. Ekow Hackman has disclosed that the company has been able to manage a debt of $600 million through the guidance and support of Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. With the help and knowledge of Otumfuo, several renovation works have been carried out by the company ensuring effectiveness in the sector.
A London based Ghanaian broadcast journalist known as Dr. Ren has expressed his disappointment in the King of the Ashanti Kingdom- His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II following Nana Addo’s recent visit to the palace. Dr. Ren, who is also a social media activist, has said that, he is disappointed, in Otumfuo for not being bold to blame president Nana Addo for neglecting Ashanti Region in terms of development.
Even though it is the first year of President Akufo Addo's second term in government, the competition to who will succeed him as the flag bearer for the NPP going into election 2024 has begun on the low key. This leadership contest has been elevated following the introduction of Alan Kyeremanten and Afriyie Akoto to the Asantehene by President Akufo Addo as contenders for his position.
It was all joy when the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo-Addo stormed the Ashanti Region to pay a working visit to the authorities and people in the Region. It is without doubt that Akuffo-Addo leads a political party that draws most of its political power from the Ashanti Region.
The Asante hene, Nana Otumfuor Osei Tutu has welcomed the president once again to the Ashanti region and Ghanaians have been surprised once again about how the two connect and appreciated each other. The Asantehene being one of the most respected and cherished persons in the country welcomes the president and bonds with him in a way that we barely see with many other presidents.
As part of the President of Ghana's tour in the Ashanti Region was a visit to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II's palace. He cannot visit the Ashanti Region without visiting the owner of the land for his blessings and advise. The Asantehene on the other hand used the opportunity to praise the President of Ghana on the good works he has been doing for his people and backs him to do even more for the Ashanti Region.
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His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo visited Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu in Kumasi. As part of the President’s 4-day tour in the region to inspect projects, he visited the Asantehene to pay a courtesy call. He also used the occasion to introduce Alan Kyeremateng and Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto.
The Ashanti Region is known to be the stronghold of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). Some argue that it is the votes from this region that help the NPP to win the elections and thus regard the region as NPP's "world bank". Critics say that despite the enormous support offered by Ashanti Region, the ruling party has failed to carry out any significant developmental projects in the region.
Indeed, it was an all-new experience and somewhat dramatic scene at the Manhyia Palace, the seat of the Asantehene of the Asanteman, Otumfuo Osei Tutu Il, as both the president and the Asantehene have chosen to disclose certain secrets which portrays something they have actually been harbouring them in their hearts for a long time now.
Some few months after the ruling New Patriotic Party assumed office, to begin their second term, some NPP supporters started flying posters on social media and around the country…campaigning for their preferred presidential candidate to lead the party comes election 2024. These NPP party faithful started campaigning for some potential presidential aspirants, for the NPP flagbearship ahead of the 2024 general elections; and flying posters of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, and Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen.
Otumfoo Osei Tutu has cautioned president AKuffo-Akkudo over a misleading report from appointees. The Asantehene made these remarks when the president made a courtesy call on the overlord of the Asante Kingdom. According to the Asantehene leaders might be misled by trustworthy officials who only give favorable feedback.