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In the Ashanti kingdom in Ghana, for example, the stool is said to have been conjured from the sky by a fetish priest.
In many respects, the Ashanti kingdom has kept up with the modern era.
Commander Henning said without history, the present generation might not know the contributions of the late Queenmother towards the liberation of the Ashanti Kingdom, adding that the Ghana Navy, which also protects the sea of the country, always associates itself with persons who had to liberate their people.
The Oyoko Family of Behenase in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Region has appealed to the Overlord of Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr.
Kumasi, the second largest city with a population of about 2.5 million and the seat of the occupant of the Golden Stool as head of the Ashanti Kingdom, is the first African city to have done so.
Addressing a short ceremony at Manhyia Palace before the MoU was signed, His Excellency Tom Hartley, on behalf of BC and the British government explained that the MoU will cement strong collaboration, particularly in four areas of mutual interest, being art and culture; education, enhancing the Asantehene's 20th Anniversary Celebrations and joint participation in events that support community level development in the Ashanti kingdom.
Again, Na Gariba I is believed to have had a very healthy relationship with Asanteman (Ashanti Kingdom), to a point that an Asante Princess was married off to him.
Nana Djan Kwasi II expressed worry over the fact that, no government has ever meddled in the entoolments of chiefs by the overlord of the Ashanti kingdom, His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II.
'In the face of the current precarious situation in which the country's poultry industry finds itself, against the fact that Kumasi was generally recognised as the poultry capital of Ghana, the Overlord of the Ashanti Kingdom expressed great worry and stressed that rejuvenating the poultry industry to expand production will not only generate employment for the Ghanaian youth, but also save the country the colossal amount of foreign currency which we expend annually on the importation of poultry products from abroad.
In a tweet on the official twitter handle of Manhyia Palace, it said: 'The Chancellor and Chair of Board of Governors from the University of East London cordially invite you to celebrate the official conferral of an Honorary Doctorate of Education upon His Majesty, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, King of the Ashanti Kingdom.'
A high-powered delegation from the Ashanti kingdom, led by Otumfuo Sumankwahene III, Baffoe Asabre was there to grace the funeral.