- A respected Anlo chief named Tobgui Kumassah has explained that major Ghanaian tribes hail from the 12 tribes of Israel
- According to the chief, who is the spokesperson for the paramount chief of Anlo, Gas come from Gad whilst Ewes come from Judah
- He also mentioned that Akans hail from the tribe of Levi in a video sighted by YEN.com.gh
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Togbui Kumassah, a highly-respected Anlo chief whose mouth holds rich historic truths has said that Ga Adangbes and Ewes are descendants directly from the twelve tribes of Israel.
In an interview with Ghanaweb sighted by YEN.com.gh on YouTube, Tobgui Kumasah, who doubles as a spokesperson to the Awoemefia, Togbi Sri III, drew reference from Genesis 30:3-8 and 30:9-13 in the Bible.
According to the historian, indigenes of Ga Adangbe are direct descendants of Gad while the Ewes come directly from the tribe of Judah.
Watch the video below:
Gad was the seventh son of Jacob while Judah was fourth and according to Togbui Kumassah, Gas and Ewes were both settlers at Ile Ife in Nigeria before they went their separate ways.
As a matter of fact, Togbe Kumassah intimates that the name Ga Adangbe originated from Gad. His own words were:
“Ga Adangbe, they are the Gad family of Jacob. Jacob had 12 sons, one is Gad. So Ga Adangbe; Gad then we are the Judah’s. The Ewes are from the Judah group"
Togbui Kumassah, before concluding his interview, mentioned that Akans are also descendants from the tribe of Levi.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported earlier that Chief Priest, Wor-Lumor Nuumo Noi Sekanku Kpenuku II, who is of the Osu Nadu/Klottey clan, has revealed that the Ga people had something to do with the Ark of Covenant.
In an interview with Ghanaweb sighted by YEN.com.gh, the renowned chief priest, who is also a historian, mentions that the Ga people actually originated from Israel and were part of the Tribe of Dan, which is biblical.
The people of Dan were allocated in a coastal portion of the settlement after the people of Israel entered the Promised Land after which the tribe later moved northwards.
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