Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu, ruler of the Ashanti Kingdom, has advised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to focus on making a legacy for himself instead of gathering wealth.
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In a somewhat sobering message to Ghana's current President, the Asantehene urged president Nana Akufo-Addo to endeavor to change Ghana in a sustainable manner.
"Let the world say, Nana Akufo-Addo came to fix Ghana," he urged the President.
The ruler of the Ashanti Kingdom expressed his opinion during President Nana Akufo Addo's courtesy visit to the Manhya Palace while on a three-day official visit to the Ashanti Region.
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"When you were announced the winner in last December's election, someone told a reporter, 'go and tell ex-President John Mahama that they voted against him out of hunger and anger.
Also, tell Nana Akufo-Addo that if he does not do well we will vote again out of hunger and anger," the Asantehene recounted.
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Otumfuo recounted how past president returned and confessed to him how they would have won elections had they heeded his advice, past presidents like J.J. Rawlings and J.A. Kufuor, including J. E. A Mills before his untimely demise.
"My conversation with him centered around what I am telling you now," he said.
Presently, you are the man in charge and Ghanaians voted for you and not any of your appointees, the power they have is what you have delegated to them. So remember Ghana did not give legitimacy to anyone but you.
I will give you good counsel, what Ghanaians are looking for are jobs, good health care and development," he said through a translator.
He further insisted upong President Akufo-Addo to work for the people's benefit concentrating on better healthcare, and jobs for the people of Ghana.