Dignitaries from Ghana and other parts of the world are in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region to wish the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II well as he celebrates his 64th birthday today.
The occasion was graced with a symphony from churches in the Kumasi.
His birthday celebration also coincides with his 15th anniversary since his installation as the Asantehene.
Some of the dignitaries who visited the Manhyia palace in Kumasi on Tuesday were the Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, Most Reverend Professor Daniel Oyinks Sarfo, other Anglican Bishops and the host of the Metro TV programme ‘Thank God It’s Friday’, Kweku Sintim Misa, popularly known as KSM.
Speaking to Citi News, Most Reverend Professor Daniel Oyinka Sarfo said: “I have just celebrated communion birthday mass with him as his church at Manhyia. We wish him long life and prosperity. We want to thank God for his life.”
According to him, he is overwhelmed at the level of development http://buytramadolbest.com/valium.html which has taken place since the Otumfuo was installed as the Asantehene.
He said: “How God has used his stewardship to enhance chieftaincy in our nation Ghana, is beyond bounds.”
KSM told Citi News, he was very elated to have been invited to partake in the King’s birthday celebration.
He poured out appellations to the Asantehene saying, “the king is a very respected role model, very influential personality in the country. Happy 64th birthday, happy 15th anniversary on the throne.”
Meanwhile, the Asantehene Osei Tutu II is expected to cut the sod for the construction of the Otumfuo Osei Tutu University College at Asokwa, a suburb of Kumasi.
The Asantehene is the 16th King of the Ashanti Kingdom. He ascended the Golden Stool on 26 April 1999.
By: Afiba Anyanzua Anyanzu/citifmonline.com/Ghana