Rawlings family celebrates Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman- and her adult children were in to celebrate the 74th birthday of the , Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, as well as the 25th anniversary of his enstoolment as Asantehene.

A statement issued by the Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, the Communications Director of the Rawlings Foundation, copied to the said on Sunday May 12, the family, clad in colourful attire joined well-wishers from across Ghana and other parts of the world to celebrate the grand commemorative Akwasidae ceremony at Dwabrem, Manhyia Palace.

It said Dr Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, Amina Agyeman-Rawlings and Kimathi Agyeman-Rawlings, alongside their mother, took turns to congratulate Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as he sat in state, while adding beauty and colour to an exceptionally resplendent ceremony.

It noted that earlier on Monday, May 6, the entire family led by Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and comprising Zanetor, Yaa Asantewaa, Amina and Kimathi were at the St Cyprian's Anglican Church in Kumasi for the Birthday Thanksgiving Service of the Asantehene.

Adding that they also attended a birthday dinner on the same day in honour of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings is a direct descendant of the Ashanti Royal family and has close ties with Manhyia and it makes it a responsibility to participate in most traditional Ashanti events.

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