- Video of various heads of states who were invited to Queen Elizabeth II's funeral went viral after they were all conveyed in buses to the funeral grounds
- However, one significant leader who was missing from the video was the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II since he announced he would not be attending the funeral
- Many Ghanaians have showered unconditional praises on the Asantehene as he did not stoop low to join others in the bus convoy
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Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has been hailed by many Ghanaians after a video showed heads of state invited to Queen Elizabeth II's funeral being conveyed in a bus.
In a video that has since gone viral, American President, Joe Biden, was the only President who was allowed to drive in with his personal convoy to attend the funeral.
However, all other presidents and leaders from around the globe were made to use buses with their representatives to attend the Queen's funeral rites.
The video has sparked diverse reactions on social media as many hail the Asantehene for not stooping too low in joining other leaders in using the bus while the American president used his own convoy.
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Many Ghanaians hail the Asantehene for not attending the funeral and using the bus with other African leaders
Asante hene to the whole wiase….
Putin will never sit inside this bus !
All powers aren't the same. Some pass some. That's why some didn't go.
Does it mean Nana Addo walked
So my presdo is in the buss some anaa..Nana kafra
I now understand why asantehene did not attend
Seems Joe Biden is the school prefect amongst all the presidents
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II: Asantehene Will Not Be Able To Attend Queen Elizabeth's Funeral; Oficial Report Drops
Distinguished King of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will reportedly not attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Otumfuo was invited by King Charles III some days ago to the funeral, which was scheduled for Monday, September 19.
Per reports from Manhyia in the late hours of September 18, Otumfuo decided against attending the monarch's funeral for reasons undisclosed. Per further reports, the king communicated his unavailability to King Charles III via phone call.
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