WWE champion Kofi Kingston is in Ghana as part of special homecoming tour and the government's Year of Return tourism efforts, and by all accounts of the photo and videos YEN.com.gh has seen, Kingston is enjoying himself.
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah, or Kofi Kingston, as his wrestling stage name goes, is enjoying his visit to Ghana, if the videos and photos the superstar is putting on social media are anything to go by.
Kingston's visit is being reported by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as his first in the last 26 years. Clearly, the franchise is using the Ghanaian to spread the gospel of wrestling entertainment.
Kingston is also working in partnership with Ghana's ministry of Tourism as part of efforts to promote the Year of Return.
The commemoration of the Year of Return marks 400 years since the first slave ships docked in the so-called New World. Ghana is positioning itself as the African home for blacks in the Diaspora.
So far, Kinsgton has visited the president, Nana Akufo-Addo, the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, among other leaders in the country.
He has also visited the famous Osu Castle, formerly the slave holding fort that became a seat of government.
Kingston has also partnered with UNICEF Ghana to play an ambassador of education to kids in selected schools in Ghana.
He even visited the Taifa Community School in Accra on May 31, 2019.
The WWE are shooting a documentary on Kingston's visit to Ghana. This is sure to cause some excitement among the wrestling fan base.
Kingston in April of 2019, became the first non US-born black winner of the WWE world title
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