21, - GNA- Hundreds of enthusiastic well- wishers thronged the Manhyia Palace
in Kumasi to join the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to the mark the
Kesei climaxes the 20th Anniversary celebration of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II’s
enstoolment as the 16th occupant of the Golden stool.
The crowd, most
of whom were clad in various designs of the rich Kente and Adinkra clothes, flooded
Bodwawe, the venue of the event to congratulate the Asantehene for his
sounds of Kete, Fontomfrom, Mpintin, Adowa and Damba drums filled the air as
the traditional dancers performed to entertain the people.
A long retinue of
Chiefs, Queens and Abrempong amidst firing of musketry took turns to greet the
Asantehene as he sat in state to receive homage.
dignitaries expected to join the Asantehene are President Nana Addo-Dankwa
Akuffo, his vice Dr Bawumia, the Presidents of the Republic of Togo, Benin,
government officials, members of the diplomatic corps as well as former
Presidents of Ghana.
Kofi, the symbol of Asante unity is expected to be put on display at the event.