Asantehemaa's Death Nana Addo consoles Otumfuo

The NPP presidential candidate’s message was issued on his behalf by his wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, at the Manhyia Palace on Thursday.

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The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has sent a message of condolence to Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, following the sudden death of his mother, Nana Afia Kobi Serwah Ampem, the Asantehemaa on Monday.

The NPP presidential candidate’s message was issued on his behalf by his wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, at the Manhyia Palace on Thursday.

Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo was supported by Samira Bawumia, wife of Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, the running mate of the NPP and other party stalwarts.

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Mr. Frederick Fredua Anto, the First Vice Chairman of the NPP; Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia South, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh aka Napo and Bernard Antwi Boasiako aka Wontumi, the Ashanti Regional NPP Chairman were also present.

 

The thirteenth queen mother of the Kingdom passed way "peacefully at her palace on Monday 14th November 2016."

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She was 111 years old. According to a statement from the Manhyia Palace,

Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II "has been the pillar of strength and a source of wisdom behind the transformational reign of His Majesty Otumfour Osei Tutu II."

The traditional one week rites of the queen will be performed on the 24th of November 2016 at the Manhyia Palace.

She is the 39th Asantehemaa of the Ashanti Kingdom.

There will be no funeral, drumming and noise making in the Ashanti Kingdom until the funeral rites of the Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II have been performed.

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