The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his steadfast focus on Asanteman, bringing the region to a position of respect and importance in the development of the country.
Since he assumed office in 2017, the Asante king has reportedly been keeping a close eye on President Akufo-policies Addo’s since they have prioritized issues that are essential to the asante people’s progress.
At the Manhyia Palace on Sunday, August 16, 2022, President Akufo-Addo paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to begin his four-day working tour of the Ashanti Region.
“On the occasion of your visit four-day visit here, which has become a regular feature, I am happy you are here to commission and inspect the projects undertaken by your government for all to see that, indeed, under you, Asanteman has benefited,” he said.
Continuing he said, “you have served us well and brought honour to Asanteman in the two terms that you have served as President. Therefore, I can only ask of the blessings of Almighty God and that of the ancestors for continued strength to serve Ghana.”
President Akufo-Addo remarked in a statement regarding his visit to Ashanti that it was part of his yearly ritual to visit all regions of the nation in order to get to know the people and discover firsthand what they required in terms of development.
He said: “at the end of his four-day tour of the region, all will know that indeed Asanteman has benefitted significantly in terms of development.”