November 1, 2014

Asantehene Inaugurates Juaben New Palace

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene has inaugurated a new palace for Juabenhene, Nana Otuo Seribuo II at a ceremony in Ashanti Juaben.

He commended the Juabenhene for the sacrifices he had made for his people and the Ashanti Kingdom. The Asantehene unveiled the plague to inaugurate the palace as part of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the enstoolment of Juabenhene.

A book authored by Professor Robert Addo Fenning was launched by Ms Joyce Aryee, former Chief Officer of the Chamber of Mines.

His Excellency Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, Esama of Benin Kingdom and C.E.O of Okada Business Empire who was the special guest of honour purchased a copy of the book for 25,000 US dollars.

Among those who graced the occasion were Ex-president John Agyekum Kuffour and other former ministers and members of parliament and council of states.

Mr. Samuel Sarpong, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief executive also attended the function.

Source: Manhyia Palace