Otumfuo Osei Tutu: Asantehene Expresses Readiness To Use Freemasonry To Help Ghanaians

Otumfuo Osei Tutu: Asantehene Expresses Readiness To Use Freemasonry To Help Ghanaians

  • The video of an event organized by Freemasons to celebrate Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as he marked his 25th anniversary as Asantehene is trending
  • The Asantehene, in an address, expressed the desire to use his role as a Freemason to help advance the development of Ghana
  • Many people who reacted to the video were happy with the comments made by the Asantehene

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Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has opened up about his ambitions as a Freemason and how he intends to use his position to help play a crucial role in the development of the country.

The Asantehene made this remark while speaking at the event organized by Freemasons to honour the King on his 25th anniversary as the occupant of the Golden Stool.

Photo of Otumfuo and other freemasons
Asantehene celebrated by Freemasons Photo credit: @Opemsuo Radio/Facebook
Source: Facebook

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Facebook page of Opemsuo Radio, the Otumfuo, who doubles as the Grand Lodge in Ghana, in his address, said he was determined to help play a crucial role in ensuring that Freemasonry would spearhead the development of the nation.

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He also expressed readiness to help promote peace in the country and the continent.

"On my part, I am committed to make the contribution of freemasonry useful to our nation Ghana and fellow Ghanaians" and at the same time promoting it among our nation and the world.

At the time of writing the report, the video had raked in over 3000 likes and 800 comments.

Watch the video

Ghanaians react to the video

Social media users thronged the video's comment section to celebrate Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on his 25th anniversary as the Asantehene.

Charles Kusi Bounty commented:

Long live the king

Benjamin Owusu reacted:

God has blessed this man after 74years he can read with no spectacle or glasses

Ashley Fiifi Selby added:

NYAMEKESE piiiaaww may you reign forever

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Matilda Brown added:

I wonder what people will say if it was a young man who is this fraternity,in Ghana if it an older person it not a sin but a Young boy you go see sheege

Otumfuo hosts dinner to mark 74th birthday

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II organized a lavish birthday dinner to commemorate his 74th birthday anniversary celebration.

The ceremony saw dignitaries from the Ashanti Region and beyond converging at the Manhyia Palace on May 6, 2024, to celebrate the renowned King.

Lady Julia, Asanteman, Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings and Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin also attended the event.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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Philip Boateng Kessie (Human-Interest editor) Philip Boateng Kessie is a Human Interest editor at YEN.com.gh. He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Philip previously served as a reporter for Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL). He also worked as a content writer for Scooper News. Email: philip.kessie@yen.com.gh.