17, GNA -The Governing Board of the
Minerals Commission led by the chairman, Mr Samson Kwaku Boafo, have paid a
courtesy call on Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace in
from the Commission said the visit was to commemorate the 20th anniversary of
king of the Asante Kingdom.
commended the Asantehene for his immense and diverse contributions toward
peace, unity and socio-economic development of Asanteman and Ghana as a whole.
presented the Asantehene with a cash donation and assorted drinks in support of
his 20th coronation celebrations.
In his note of
gratitude on behalf of the King, his linguist acknowledged Minerals Commission
for its continuous collaborations with the Asante kingdom and for all its
endeavours towards the growth of the nation.
Speaking to the
media after the presentation, the board chairman, Mr Boafo commended Otumfuo
for leadership and exemplary life.
He said “good
work needs to be appreciated and urged other chiefs in the country to stand out
and be sources of development in their communities as was depicted by
He added that
the contributions of Otumfuo to the nation cannot be quantified and his
assistance to Minerals Commission all these years was enormous, especially with
a number of mining companies located in Ashanti Region.