- Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II will be addressing the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Forum of the 25th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Declaration and Program of Action in New York and at the African Union in Washington D.C
- Photos of his arrival in the United States of America have popped up on social media
- His speech will be on the ability to use traditional methods and culture to engender peace in Ghana
King of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has successful touched down in the United States (US) for an official visit.
The Asantehene landed in Washington D.C. on Saturday, August 31, 2019 and was welcomed by a delegation from the Ghana Embassy.
Ghana’s Ambassador to the US, H.E. Dr Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, received the Asantehene and his delegation.
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Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is expected to deliver a speech on the Culture of Peace at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Forum.
The Asantehene's speech to the United Nations Assembly would be on his ability to use traditional methods and culture to engender peace in the Ashanti Region and Ghana.
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He will also be among the speakers at an African Union event to be held in Washington D.C. later in the week.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Bank of Ghana report on banking fraud has revealed that in Ghana, there is a growing number of employees of banks either stealing from customers or from their employers.
According to the Financial Stability Report, the involvement of the employees led to the loss of about GH¢19.1 million in the year under review.
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