Kumasi goes dead, as Asantehemaa gets buried today

Kumasi goes dead, as Asantehemaa gets buried today

Schools have been shut, shops closed, transportation grounded as mother of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehemaa Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II will have her final funeral and burial rites today, January 19.

Kumasi goes dead, as Asantehemaa gets buried today

The Ghana Education Service (GES) in the Ashanti Region has directed all schools be closed following strict orders from the Manhyia palace which directs that no one is to be seen outside on Thursday during the burial ceremony.

Kumasi goes dead, as Asantehemaa gets buried today

Kumasi goes dead, as Asantehemaa gets buried today

The burial of the Asantehemaa is said to have seen thousands of mourners converge at the Manyhia palace to pay their last homage seeing president Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo and former president John Mahama pay their last respects to the late Asantehemaa.

Her burial on Thursday will crown the four-day funeral rites.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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