Never-seen-before 1980s photo Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and popular Asante icon in London pops up

Never-seen-before 1980s photo Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and popular Asante icon in London pops up

- A photo of the current Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and the then popular linguist, Baffuor Osei Akoto has surfaced online

- In the photo, Osei Tutu, then known as Barima Kwaku Dua and Baffuor Osei Akoto, were in London in the early 1980s

- Baffuor Akoto served as linguist to three Asantehenes: Prempeh II, Opoku Ware II and Osei Tutu II

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YEN.com.gh is in possession of a photo taken in the early 1980s of the current Asantehene, Osei Tutu II and the legendary linguist, Baffuor Osei Akoto.

The photo was taken in London and shows the now Asantehene, then known as Barima Kwaku Dua, sporting an Afro hairstyle and completes his outfit with a shirt, trousers and a wristwatch on his hands.

Akoto, on the other hand, was in what appeared to be a cream-coloured suit and a red-dotted tie.

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Information available shows that Akoto served as a linguist to three Asantehenes: Prempeh II, Opoku Ware II and Osei Tutu II.

Some Ghanaians have since reacted to the photo and the related story:

Dwamena believes Kwaku Dua was positioning himself well for the future.

Kofi added that God has been good.

Asiedu-Odei recalled the infamous Re-Akoto case.

Futa stated that Akoto was a leading member of the UP tradition.

Kweku opined that Dua knew he was going to be king as at then.

Yarney recalled a time when he met Baffuor Akoto.

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She took fashion to a whole new level and redefined the art of elegance and simplicity in different ways.

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