“Great” Akufo-Addo building a peaceful country – Okyenhene

The Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin claims the Akufo-Addo federal government is committed to creating peace in the country.

The Overlord of Akyem Abuakwa talking all through a courtesy contact on him by the National Imam Shiek Osmanu Nuhu Shaributu and his entourage at the Ofori Panin Fie in Kyebi on Monday, identified as on the youth of to feel in management and Peace.

“So I want to help main Imam and the younger people who arrived right here that we can’t expand as a nation if we really don’t get started to believe that in peace. Peace can’t be outlined only by conflict. Ghana is not at war but we chat about peace. Peace is employment, peace is instruction, peace is remaining ready to are living with a brother with no acquiring to assault them, peace is when you have advancement in the region, and I assume that is what our great President -Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo is supposed to do”.

According to the Okyenhene “leadership is challenging. Everywhere you go you are supplying the mantle to guide the folks, you will experience road blocks and issues. It requires a fantastic leader to sustain peace. You might have to deliver modifications in the lives of the men and women and to provide a alter in the life of the persons is not for the faint-hearted, neither is it for these who are unwilling to make tough selections. In leadership, a person has to make really hard possibilities as any concept of considerable improve will entice people who may well not like it, in other words, it might bring in opposition and may also appeal to people following you. It is great management that can bring equally events with each other in pursuit of peace”.

Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, who is celebrating 20 yrs anniversary on the Ofori Panin Stool, utilized the feat of in both equally classic and countrywide Politics to cite the case in point of the relevance of striving for accomplishment.

“Because we considered in leadership and God, individuals who explained it could not be completed, I can just convey to you search at us now, each individual time I stand up I say what a mighty God we provide. We serve a God that has made a grandfather, who had three sons, Just one President A single Okyenhene and A person Finance Minister. What a mighty God we provide! All on this land in this time”

Okyenhene eulogised Nationwide Main Imam for his distinguished leadership that has increased religious harmony in the nation.

” We want to be part of the Main Imam and his Zongo exquisite to notify youthful people today in this place that whatsoever transpires in the earlier they really should set away, where ever you are living must not be an problem, each and every time try to remember that we want individuals and us leaders need to make sure hope is reborn and that we have to build pride between Ghanaians, and assistance every other, aid just about every other and guide in humility, at the time you did that the relaxation will be in the hands of God”

He added, “It is crucial for us in Ghana to comprehend that you may well converse a distinct language, we might costume otherwise, we could consume distinctive food, we may worship various Lords, but let it not be shed on any one that we carry a common denominator- the bloodline that flows via every single particular person is Ghana”.

The Countrywide Chief Imam who spoke by his Spokesperson, Ahaji Baba Issah, discussed that the check out was to celebrate the success of Okyenhene and to introduce two liaison officers his office has appointed to the Place of work of the Inspector General of Law enforcement protection subject in the Zongo Communities as part of measures to keep peace before, during and right after the 2020 polls.

The Laison officers are Usman Mohammadu Mansour and Mohammed Hafis Nuhu Sharabutu.


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Okyenhene quashes 48 sheep fine placed on NDC’s Kwame Zu

Kwame Zu
Kwame Zu

Embattled National Democratic Congress (NDC) Ashanti Regional Secretary, Kwame Zu, is thanking his stars after an purchase for him to present 48 sheep and 48 containers of schnapp was rejected by Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin.

The Akyem Abuakwa Standard Council proposed a good of 98 sheep and 98 containers of Schnapp which was afterwards diminished to 48 sheep and 48 bins of schnapp in the absence of the Okyenhene.

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Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin
Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin

But, following the Conventional Council consulted the Okyenhene around the determination taken, he ordered them to forgive Mr Zu and established him cost-free.

He quashed the fantastic and requested him to go and sin no more.

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The Okyenhene also lifted an get by the Akyem Abuakwa Classic Council directing all within just the council not to acknowledge the leadership of the NDC and their allies in their palaces.

He also directed that, Okyeman forgives and forgets a distasteful statement made from him by the NDC govt.

The conclusion to forgive the NDC scribe and the full bash came right after the National Chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, led a significant-driven delegation such as Ambassador Victor Smith, Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Antwi Gyamfi between other regional and constituency executives of the Abuakwa South Constituency, to apologise for the perform of Mr Zu.

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The NDC delegation had previously held a closed-door conference with the Akyem Abuakwa Regular Council chaired by the Okyenhemaa, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua, before checking out the ‘Abonsamboso’, the huge stone exactly where rituals were being done to pacify the gods.

But for the intervention of some chiefs and elders, some agitated youth and residents of Kyebi would have attacked Mr Zu although the pacification was ongoing.

The management of the NDC went into a 2nd assembly with the Common Council with the expectation of meeting the Okyenhene who was locked up in yet another meeting.

Mr Zu was advised to exhibit respect to elders and do his politics without denigrating standard leaders and the elders.

In accordance to the Okyenhene, he remains a father for all and maintains a cordial romantic relationship with all the presidents beneath the Fourth Republic.

Mr Zu was whisked absent by the backdoor of the palace by armed policemen to steer clear of a mob assault by the intense youth who were being ready for him in front of the palace.

Okyenhene tells NDC’s Kwame Zu to ‘go sin no more’

The National Executives of the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) ended up in Kyebi in the Eastern Region on Thursday, jointly with the Ashanti Regional Secretary of the party, Mr Kwame Zu, to to the Okyenhene and .

Next that, the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council approved the apology and lifted the ban on the things to do of the NDC in the location.

The traditional council imposed a ban on the NDC following an unsavoury remark against the Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II by the Ashanti Regional Secretary of the NDC, Mr Kwame Zu, during an anti-government protest in Kumasi, about four months ago.

Subsequently, the traditional council banned the NDC in all the 940 communities in Okyeman.

Graphic Online’s George Folley experiences that at a meeting in Kyebi on Thursday, the leadership of the NDC led by its nationwide chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo by way of the Gyantoahene, Barima Kofi Agyei Twene, pleaded for mitigation from the council.

Other customers of the delegation ended up Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu and Ambassador Victor Smith.

Just after a shut-door conference earlier, Mr Zu in the business of leadership of the celebration was led outside the house exactly where libation was poured and a ram slaughtered to revoke curses produced from him on September 23, 2019, after a demonstration in Kyebi.

An try to hold the ram by some irate youth was nonetheless resisted by the NDC delegation.

Just after a back again and forth discussion, Mr Zu was fined 98 rams and 98 cartons of Schnapps. Having said that, this was decreased to 48 apiece.

Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin who was not at the conference immediately after session with some associates of the council waived off the fantastic bringing substantially reduction to the NDC leaders.

Advising Mr Zu, the Okyenhene by way of his main linguist Okyeame Barima Kodwo Antwi Boasiako, described the remarks of Mr Zu as unacceptable hence the determination of the council to ban the activities of the NDC in the location.

He stated the celebration can now campaign in the common space and that Mr Zu really should go and sin no additional.

He utilised the prospect to invite the NDC to his 20th-anniversary durbar slated for December 14, 2019, at Kyebi.

For his aspect, the Nationwide Chairman of the NDC, Mr Ofosu Ampofo thanked the council for its magnanimity and gave the assurance that these an regrettable incident would not occur all over again.

He said the NDC would be thoroughly represented on December 14, to pay back homage to Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II.

Right after the assembly, Mr Zu was whisked absent by the police by means of a back doorway to stay away from being attacked by a charged crowd gathered at the forecourt of the Ofori Panin Palace.


‘Go And Sin No More’ – Okyenhene Forgives Kwame Zu, Lifts Ban On NDC

The Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin and the Akyem Abuakwa Conventional Authority have acknowledged an apology from the Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) for remarks created from the overlord and the Akyem Abuakwa Classic Authority by its Ashanti Regional Secretary, Zu, in September.

Classic leaders in Akyem on September 23 led a demonstration to sign up their displeasure over what they described as unsavoury statements made by Kwame Zu and went on to pronounce a ban on the NDC from moving into any palace in the Akyem place.

They also demanded an apology and a ritual pacification.

Kwame Zu reportedly stated that until the intervention of then-President John Mahama, the Okyenhene experienced to resort to sharing ingesting h2o with animals.

Representatives of the NDC, led by its countrywide chairman Ofosu Ampofo, Kwame Zu and other executives from the Ashanti and Jap Regional branches today, Thursday went as a result of needed rites which involved the pouring of libation and slaughtering of a sheep which kinds aspect of the ritual pacification.

The Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin and the standard authorities, who were glad with the apology, rescinded an before request by the Chiefs for Kwame Zu to deliver 98 sheep’s and also lifted the ban placed on the social gathering.

Okyehene spoke by means of his linguist, Osagyefo Kyame Kwadwo Antwi-Boasiako and advised Kwame Zu to go and sin no extra.

The Chairman of the NDC Ofosu Ampofo who was delighted thanked Okyehene and the Chiefs and promised to strengthen the partnership between the classic authority and the occasion.

Speaking to Citi Information, later on on, Mr. Ofosu Ampofo claimed the NDC only wanted to make certain peace prevailed.

“Even while he [Kwame Zu] did not talk on our platform, we felt that as our Regional Secretary, the correct factor was for us to regard tradition. So we have long gone via the proper common procedures.”

“Today, the Okyenhene has indicated that he has nor dilemma with the NDC. The NDC is also indicating that we have no trouble with the Okyenhene. We want bygones to be bygones.”


Okyenhene calls for inclusion of chiefs in local governance


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Koforidua, Dec. 4,
GNA – The Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amotia Ofori-Panin has identified as for inclusion and
empowerment of traditional authorities in area governanace to help
enjoy a major part in economic emancipation and development  of their 

He mentioned progressive
chiefs had helped in the provision of vital desires of their commmunties and
contributed to the economic development of their men and women.

Okyenhene who is the
President of the Eastern Regional of Chiefs was speaking at the end of
yr assembly of the household at Koforidua.

He said standard
rulers have further knowledge of the worries and aspirations of the persons in
their traditional area and when presented the possibility and aid could
mobilize their people for the frequent good.

He reported the
advancement of the place is sluggish mainly because of above focus of electricity and
assets in Accra.

Osagyefuo Amotia
Ofori-Panin appealed to all politicians who would be taking part in the 2020
elections to carry out decent strategies devoid of insults.

He also known as on
the political leaders to information their supporters not to do anything at all that could
disturb the peace just before, during and immediately after the elections.

Okyenhene appealed
to the media to be circumspect in their reportage and prevent partisan reporting
and should spot the curiosity of the nation over all matters.

The Deputy Eastern
Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Nuertey Ayertey appealed to the Regional Dwelling of
Chiefs to enable resolve the quite a few chieftaincy disputes in the area.

He explained that
the disputes are possessing damaging impact on the improvement of the area.

Mr Ayertey appealed
to the regular rulers in the region to collaborate with state institutions
to end unlawful , illegal logging and sand winning which are causing the
destruction of the atmosphere in the area.

The Director of the
Institute for Nearby Governing administration, Dr Nicholas Awortwe, described the postponement
of the on the repeal of report 55 clause a few as a lost
option for reforms in the neighborhood governance program in the place.


Referendum: House of Chiefs didn’t consult chiefs – Okyenhene

The , Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has mentioned the statement by the National Property of Chiefs declaring assistance for a ‘No’ vote in the upcoming referenudm on area level elections does not depict Chiefs of the Home.

In accordance to him, the numerous leaders of the regional bodies of the House have no knowledge of the statement.

“The Committee of the Complete Property has not been informed or satisfied on the matter in concern. The Management of the a variety of Regional Household of Chiefs have not been informed or consulted,” the Paramount Chief said in a statement.

The assertion extra:“The community should really assume from Nananom [National House of Chiefs] in the coming times, a communiqué on this critical nationwide concern in line with set up consultative processes”.

A assertion signed by the President of the Household of Chiefs, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli condition, Togbe Afede XIV, Friday the regular rulers said: ” Although we are mindful that the election of chief executives of districts and many others. could outcome in the coexistence of central governing administration and area governing administration managed by distinctive political functions, working experience obviously demonstrates that the tradition of “winner requires all” would prevail at the stage to the detriment of our united growth endeavors.

“We are worried that the introduction of partisan policies into area govt will be accompanied by the unwholesome political lifestyle and the corruption connected with partisan politics, which has already done a good deal of harm to our culture and economy”.

The assertion extra: “the incidence of exclusiveness, the harmful politicization of all problems, the marginalization of citizens who do not belong to the ruling get together. and the exclusion of qualified manpower on partisan grounds would be detrimental to progress and governance at thecal stage.

“We want the citizenry to know that the referendum is meant to permit unbridled partisan politics into govt and so the merits of the proposed reform need to be assessed on that basis. We strongly advocate its rejection by the citizens”.

In the meantime, President Akufo-Addo and former electoral commission chairperson Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan have openly declared support for a ‘yes’ vote on the referendum.

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MASLOC donates towards Okyenhene’s 20th anniversary

The Microfinance and Small Loans Center () has, as portion of its Company Social Responsibility, supported the 20th celebration of the Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin .

The delegations led by the Government Officer of the Centre, Stephen Amoah, and Board Chairman Seth Adjei Baah, presented 30 crates of bottle water, a box of black Label, two containers of Schnapps, crates of can Heineken ,15 crates of comfortable drinks, a Hamper and an unspecified volume of income and a huge ram to the Overlord in celebrating his distinguished feat as a conventional ruler for the earlier two decades.

Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin reported he was grateful to MASLOC for the assistance.

The King seized the prospect to recommend government appointees to provide Ghanaians with sincerity and optimum efficiency.

Speaking to Starr News, the General public Relations Officer of MASLOC, Fredrick Ohene Offei Addo mentioned, the center recognizes the huge contributions of the Okyenhene to countrywide development considering that ascending the stool significantly in location of environmental defense and sustainability, as a result the need to have to support his 20th anniversary celebration.

In accordance to him, MASLOC supported Otumfuo in the course of his 20th anniversary and will proceed to assistance other distinguished common rulers in their pursuit to strengthen the dwelling standards of the folks.

The Pro for MASLOC Fredrick Ohene Addo claimed the Middle underneath the recent administration has so far disbursed Ghc85million to compact scale corporations and men and women out of which 70% of the beneficiaries are girls.

He explained restoration charge efficiency has been enhanced to 55% .

Osagyefo @ 20

Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin recognized in non-public everyday living as Odehye Kwame Amoatia Ofori Atta is the 35th King to have ascended the Ofori Panin Stool.

He ascended the throne on Oct 4th 1999, after the dying of his predecessor and brother, Nana Kuntunkununku II.

He pledged to introduce genuine financial advancement, industrial progress and the typical development and welfare of the individuals particularly Kids.

Osagyefo mentioned that he will increase the well being, schooling and secure the ecosystem noting that “the achievement of my reign is dependent totally on my ability as your chief to be certain that our foreseeable future – our small children – is actually protected.” (Coronation speech, Oct. 11TH 1999).

These pronouncements by Okyenhene have been partly fulfilled even though there is the quest for additional by the persons in the about 900 towns and villages underneath his regular location.


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Okyenhene tours newly-commissioned Glofert Fertiliser Plant

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Overlord of the Akyem Abuakwa Conventional Spot, has toured the Glofert Fertilizer Mixing at Asuboi in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Location.

The plant was by Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on August 15, as component of government’s “One District, Just one Factory” initiative.

The Okyenhene was welcomed on his historic pay a visit to by the Vice President of Glofert Minimal, Francis Dei, who emphasised the company’s motivation to supporting farmers and the for Meals and Work opportunities programme.

“This factory is just two yrs aged. It is a wholly Ghanaian-owned factory, which is into tailor-created fertiliser goods for our farmers and also to assist the government’s PFJ programme,” he stated

The Fertilizer plant can generate 120 metric tonnes of fertiliser for every hour, and 840,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser on a yearly basis,

Glofert is a wholly-owned Ghanaian Business focussing on strengthening crop output and making certain meals protection.

The corporation generates 4 varieties of fertilisers – the Builder sulphate of Ammonia Tremendous Nokia 23:10:5 Ability urea 46%N and TRIPPLE Action Npk 15:15:15.

The company’s reason is “growing growth” by making benefit, and enhancing life by means of the sustainable and environmentally helpful provision of fertilisers throughout the continent of Africa.

Below is a brief movie of the Okyehene’s take a look at

You have 3 days to apologise to Okyenhene – Okyeman to NDC

The Akyem Abuakwa Conventional Council has issued a three day ultimatum to the Nationwide management of the Opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) to render a direct, clear and unambiguous general public apology to His Royal Majesty Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin and Okyeman or be “banned  from all official functions Structured by the Ofori Panin stool.

Addressing the media Monday September 23,2019 following a protest by 5 divisions of the Council at Kyebi, the state Secretary Daniel Marfo Ofori Atta said that, aside from the apology the Council is demanding “a ritual pacification be executed to appease His Majesty the Okyenhene, an apology rendered individually by Mr. Zu to the Okyenhene and a Public recantation of the offensive terms and distinct perform complained off, and ultimately invocation of suitable disciplinary sanctions of the social gathering versus the of Zu “.

The Akyem Abuakwa Classic  Council mentioned that “should the NDC decide on to ignore these pronouncements and requires ,Nananom will not accord them any long term ask for for clemency and redemption of their transgressions”.

The Council has subsequently served notice that any Main in Akyem Abuakwa will be destooled if he acted in aberration to the ban on NDC executives from Department,constituency,Regional and Countrywide Executives should the bash fail to apologize.

Standard Council cataloged many incidents of comparable scathing attacks by popular people  in the NDC together with Julius Debrah, Tawiah Boateng,Haruna Appaw Wiredu, equally former regional Executives of NDC and Stan Dogbe from Okyenhene in excess of the years beneath the leadership of John Mahama whom they accused of remaining silent.

The  protest by the Akyem Abuakwa has been provoked by statement made by the Ashanti Regional Secretary of NDC, Kwame Zu when addressing individuals of a demonstration by the Coalition for Countrywide Sovereignty final 7 days.

Responding to promises, the common council mentioned that, “Kyebi has experienced pipe borne H2o considering that the 12 months 1954-three Very clear years prior to unbiased Ghana was born”.

According to the Council, the Kyebi H2o Enlargement challenge was initiated by President Kufuor in 2007 “funded by the taxpayers of Austria and accomplished in 2011 under President Mills” commending Previous President Mahama for commissioning it.

The conventional council has in the meantime slaughtered a sheep on the head of the NDC.

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Okyenhene to construct 10 model schools of excellence

The Akyem Abuakwa Common Council is to build 10 (10) product regular educational institutions in the spot.

The Primary School Intricate envisaged to turn out to be educational facilities of tutorial would be identified as “Amoatia Ofori Panin Primary ”.  The disability welcoming Educational facilities will have all facilities which includes ICT infrastructure, Library, Teachers’ bungalow amongst many others.

Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin who revealed this throughout his ongoing “Royal Tour ” of 16 regular towns in the traditional spot explained funding has been secured for the project.

The Overlord of Akyem Abuakwa who has been a sturdy advocate of decentralizing administration of education and learning, wellness and other General public companies to the locals said the faculties will be managed and supervised by the traditional authority to be certain the delivery of quality education and learning to the pupils.

“By God’s grace we have secured cash to build 10 colleges in Okyeman. The faculties will be referred to as Amoatia Ofori Panin Primary Schools. We (Traditional Council) shall handle the Instructors, we shall keep an eye on the class. Even prior to we pick the beneficiary communities, we have been flooded with massive ask for by my sub- so to make sure fairness we will ballot it like lotto”.

In the meantime, the Okyenhene has  recommended the of Akyem Akrofufu, Osabarima Adigye Gyamfi for developing a dormitory for the Akrofu Vocational and Technological College to ameliorate their lodging troubles.

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Be patient; Akufo-Addo can’t use 2 years to fix Ghana’s problems – Okyenhene

Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin – Okyehene

The Overload of Akyem Abuakwa Standard Place, Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has known as on his topics to be affected person with the -Addo-led govt as it fixes the troubles of the state.

According to the Okyenhene, Rome was not built in a working day, for that reason, the Akufo-Addo government can not fix all protracted troubles of Ghana inside two decades in electric power.

“For any country to build, it mostly relies upon on the government’s guidelines and as the DCE said authorities has quite a few great insurance policies which I patiently believe he [President] will fulfil,” he said.

“It is disheartening commuting on some of these bad roads but nobody must believe that these which have lasted for 60 decades could be set in just two several so it is crucial to be affected person for this present-day authorities to gradually satisfy its guarantees,” the Okyenhene claimed at a durbar of chiefs and subjects of Gyaase Division of his regular space held at Akyem Kwabeng as aspect of his royal tour of 16 towns.

He was talking right after the DCE for Atiwa East, Kwabena Panyin Nkansah experienced appealed to his Royal Majesty to foyer for the repairing of the deplorable streets in the place, acquiring assured the gathering that the existing hardship would quickly be about.

According to the Okyenhene, the elementary stimuli of every designed state is obtain to high quality education and is consequently hopeful the Absolutely free Senior High University plan introduced by the govt will be the match-changer of Ghana’s improvement with a get in touch with on parents to acquire gain of the plan to teach their little ones.

He admonished beneficiary students to study tricky and take advantage of the availability of world-wide-web solutions to receive knowledge that will include value to their personal progress in its place of working with it for immoral things to do this kind of as seeing of pornographic materials.

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Okyenhene’s security clashes with protesters; scores injured

At minimum four individuals have been in spontaneous clashes concerning the safety element of Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin and a feuding Chieftaincy faction at Akyem Kwabeng in the Jap region.

The mainly from the feuding faction of Akanwenem Royal Loved ones lined up at the roadside of Akyem Kwabeng Tuesday holding placards with diverse inscriptions to protest Okyenhene’s visit to Daasebre Ayimadu Kantamanto II, the embattled Chief at the Gyaase Palace.

The Safety workforce of Okyenhene fired about 15 warning photographs amidst beating of the protestors -both male and female to ostensibly obvious the street for the passing of the Overload of Akyem Abuakwa .The attacks led to the damage of at least 4 of the protestors .

The Closely Armed Protection Existence of each Armed forces and Police quickly aided to keep quiet inspite of popular tantrums by the feuding faction.

Addressing a durbar of and topics, furious Okyenhene demanded apology within 4 days from the royal loved ones or hazard getting delisted and banned from the listing of royal family members in his traditional place. He warned Okyeman will not tolerate any act of insubordination.

Okyenhene Amoatia Ofori Panin is touring 16 cities in the Akyem Abuakwa Common Spot given that September 9, 2019. He is expected to close the tour on September 26,2019 at Apapam.

Akyem Kwabeng stool and litigation

The Akyem Kwabeng stool has been wrecked by litigation for about 32 many years now. Set up of previous chiefs has for that reason been characterized by pressure and pockets of violent clashes.

It is unsurprisingly after the demise of the late Chief- Daasebre Aboagye Oware Nkwantabusa II in 2014, the dispute resurfaced strongly foremost to heightened pressure and clashes.

The two most important factions—Asona Akanwenem and Mmabaduam family members the two set up parallel Chiefs. While the Asona Akanwenem household swiftly installed -Brigadier Standard C.K.A.A Awity, a army officer with the stool identify Daasebre Oti Bruku II, the Mmabaduam household also enstooled Addison Kwabena Boateng Nuamah, with stool the name Nana Ayimadu II on June 6, 2018.

But even right before the party could take position, the Abuasuapanin of the royal Asona Akanwenemfamily of Kwabeng, Barfour Oduro Firikyi, instructed his legal professionals at Oseawuo Chambers to petition the Japanese Regional Minister and copied the Atiwa West District Chief Government, the Regional Law enforcement Commander and the Divisional Police Commander versus the intended set up stating that “the purported installation is without having the consent and authority of the royal Akanwenem family members at Kwabeng” who are the kingmakers of the land He questioned the authority of DM Ofori-Atta, Secretary to Okyenhene in supervising the ceremony obtaining filed a petition which was pending ahead of the judicial committee of the Akyem Abuakwa Standard Council relating to who is suitable to triumph the late main..

The enstoolment, on the other hand, went on and coronation was held on Monday, June 25, 2018, and subsequently sworn to the Paramount Main of the Akyem Abuakwa Kingdom, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin.

The Akanwenem loved ones contended that it is the sole legit royal to occupy the stool however, the Supreme Court docket dominated all a few households –Asona Akanwenem, Asona Mmabaduam and Asona Kokoben are also entitled to the stool, therefore, ought to rotate.

The Kwabeng Stool is the Gyaase Division of the Akyem Abuakwa which is synonymous to the role of a Main of Staff in democratic Presidential . This will make the Stool vital to the productive operating of the Akyem Abuakwa Conventional Council.

Ruling by Jap Regional House of Chiefs.

The Judicial Committee of the Eastern Regional Dwelling of Chiefs in June 2019 upheld the legitimacy of Daasebre Ayimadu II in a crucial judgment sent on an attraction scenario submitted against equivalent ruling of the judicial committee of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council by the appellant- royal Akanwenem household of Akyem Kwabeng.

Providing the judgment the Judicial Committee of the Regional Dwelling of Chiefs stated the “appellant failed to establish that owing processes ended up not followed in the enstoolment of the 8th defendant-Daasebre Ayimadu II.”

It, thus, upheld the previously ruling by the Judicial Committee of Akyem Abuakwa Standard Council that for each the proof on record the good customary techniques had been followed to enstool him as Kwabenghene.

It also upheld that no other man or woman really should design and style himself as Akyem Kwabenghene apart from Daasebre Ayimadu II with a contact on the factions to reconcile and thrust for enhancement in Akyem Kwabeng.

A charge of GH¢20, 000 was awarded in opposition to the Appellant.


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Chase out Tramadol peddlers – Okyenhene to Okyeman chiefs


The Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has billed his sub- to collaborate with the Regulation enforcement businesses to root out drug peddlers in their respective traditional jurisdictions.

The Overload of the Akyem Abuakwa Classic Spot worried about expanding substance abuse and illicit trafficking of medications has been employing his ongoing” Royal tour” of his common space accompanied with professional medical outreach method to produce consciousness on the menace. According to him, the significant rate of substance abuse is disturbing and have to be nipped in the bud.

“Tramol and what I have been advised is referred to as ‘downdown ‘are harmful. If it doesn’t destroy you right now it will get rid of you in the around potential. enable me prophesy if you never refrain from you will die, if you really do not end taking downdown you will die right before your time. If you are not worried of demise then continue. Lifetime is cherished so stay absent from it. These prescription drugs can destroy your everyday living and even end you in jail so let us advice the youth, the college students and also fish out individuals marketing for their arrest,” the Okyenhene explained.

Globally, some 35 million men and women mostly youth are believed to go through from drug use diseases and who need treatment method expert services, in accordance to the most up-to-date Environment Drug Report, produced June 26,2019 by the United Nations Business office on Medication and Criminal offense (UNODC).

The Report also estimates the number of opioid users at 53 million, up 56 for every cent from prior estimates and that opioids are responsible for two thirds of the 585,000 people today who died as a end result of drug use in 2017. Globally, 11 million individuals injected medications in 2017, of whom 1.4 million are living with HIV and 5.6 million with hepatitis

Ghana is amid countries in West and Central and North Africa enduring a crisis of a further synthetic opioid, tramadol. World-wide seizures of tramadol jumped from significantly less than 10 kilograms in 2010 to almost 9 tons in 2013 and reached a record significant of 125 tons in 2017.

Although the most greatly applied drug globally proceeds to be cannabis, with an estimated 188 million persons having used the drug in 2017.

The distinguished standard ruler wishes collective effort and hard work by families and Point out institutions to aid curb the alarming menace of drug abuse which he states is a danger to the Wellbeing,stability and financial balance of the place.

Okyenhene Amoatia Ofori Panin is touring 16 towns in the Akyem Abuakwa Standard Place because September 9,2019 . He is anticipated to conclusion the tour on September 26,2019 at Apapam.


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Okyenhene Raises Red Flag Over Mining

Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin

The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa -Addo to rescind his decision of introducing local community following taking a bold move to cease illegal popularly regarded as galamsey.

Speaking at the launch of the tree undertaking in Kyebi, the Municipal funds of Abuakwa South in the Eastern Area, he said the digging of pits has started yet again in Osino adhering to a conclusion to embark on local community mining.

“What is worrying is that, if you have quit ‘galamsey’ in the state why do you make a U-turn to begin. The pits in Kyebi, which have been dug as a outcome of illegal mining actions are nevertheless to be covered consequently there is no need to worsen the case by introducing local community mining, I really do not get it,” he emphasised.

In accordance to him, he and his entourage will satisfy with the President to have a talk on his selection as he thinks the introduction of community mining is a subject which ought to be presented complete thought thanks to its likely unfavorable effects on society.

“Community mining will not assist us and I never feel anybody can boast about galamsey as a working a single does. We will need to focus on the planting of trees which have various constructive rewards for the younger generation” he added.

The tree planting project is an initiative of the Akyeam Presbytery.

About 10,000 trees are predicted to be planted inside the Akyeam enclave below the task.

BY Daniel Bampoe

Be bold, tell authorities the truth – Okyenhene urges the media

Standard News of Tuesday, 13 August 2019

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The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has urged the Ghanaian to be daring and discuss truth to power.

He said it was by speaking the reality to authority that issues would modify for the superior for the nation.

“One issue about the media is that you want to have bravery. Citizens will have to challenge politicians to account but the media will also have to create and communicate truth of the matter to electric power. In spots your voice could be lonely, it may not be recognised, it may perhaps be misunderstood but speak in any case, mainly because talking and producing will improve points,” he claimed.

Osagyefuo Ofori Panin made the call as the guest speaker at the next awards ceremony organised by the Japanese Regional Chapter of the Ghana Journalists Affiliation (GJA) in Koforidua final Friday at which seven outstanding journalists and some personalities who had contributed to the development of the location had been honoured.

The ceremony was on the theme: “Securing a malaria-no cost Ghana, the position of the media”.


Turning to the ecosystem, the Okyenhene taken care of his solid stance in opposition to functions that resulted in environmental degradation.

He identified as for an attitudinal transform to difficulties about the setting, stating if the persons did not do that, no drugs could make Ghana malaria-no cost.

Osagyefuo Ofori Panin urged the media to sign up for the nationwide crusade malaria eradication.

The Okyenhene explained unlawful was a major bring about of malaria as the deserted ponds served as breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

The Okyenhene, on the other hand, encouraged the governing administration to present choice livelihoods for the massive quantity of the unemployment youth who ended up engaged in unlawful mining.

Positive contribution

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour, recommended journalists in the location, in specific, and Ghana in common for their positive contribution towards nationwide improvement and urged them to sustain the development.

The Eastern Location Chairman of the GJA, Mr Maxwell Kudekor, famous with worry that journalists in the location did not attach unique relevance to the protection of malaria even although the area led in malaria prevalence in the country.

He claimed the spent $6.5 million per year on malaria procedure and avoidance, incorporating that the illness affected efficiency and business enterprise enhancement.

Thriving organisation The President of the GJA, Mr Roland Affail Monney, recommended the executive of the Japanese Regional Chapter of the GJA for properly organising the function.


Seven awards had been offered in the aggressive categories while two other media properties, Starr Television and Myfm, in Koforidua were honoured as the most promising media homes in the region.

Okyenhene Urges Journalists – DailyGuide Network

OSAGYEFUO Amoatia Ofori Panin has urged to produce favourable stories about somewhat than propagating detrimental information about personalities.

Speaking at the just-ended Jap Regional Ghana Journalists Affiliation (GJA) awards, he claimed journalism was a noble profession.

“Journalism is a noble occupation, so you should enable us discuss truth to power and produce excellent stories to tell and to entertain. Support us, my buddies, not to generate destructive stories about personalities that you will not like,” he said.

He additional that “the individuals who have pass-as a result of this affiliation have been fantastic guys and ladies of the earlier, and that, I urged you to carry on functioning difficult for this to be reworked.”

BY Daniel Bampoe

Planting For Food & Jobs Is Our Future – Okyenhene

Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin

The , Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has mentioned that Government’s flagship agricultural task, the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) is the upcoming for folks in the Akyem Abuakwa Conventional Location.

In accordance to him, “Planting for food stuff and work opportunities, I will say all over again and all over again is our potential and not community mining.”

He extra that “Our possibility is planting for food and work since it’s sustainable.”

The Okyenhene mentioned that indigenes of Akyem Abuakwa would consider pride in developing foodstuffs these types of as maize, rice, between other folks.

He mentioned that investment decision in agriculture was major, describing PFJ as the greatest agricultural policy ever.

The Okyenhene designed the remarks when the Minister of Lands and Pure Means, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, paid a courtesy phone on him at his Palace at Kyebi on Monday, July 29, 2019.

Government introduced the community Mining scheme soon after it lifted the ban on illegal mining as portion of endeavours to market liable and sustainable mining.

But the Okyenhene was of the robust conviction that “Community Mining and Planting for Meals and Jobs can not co-exist.”

BY Melvin Tarlue

Okyenhene destools Hemang Chief over ‘uncustomary conduct’

Okyenhene destools Hemang Chief over ‘uncustomary conduct’

The , Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has destooled the  of Hemang, Osabarima Professor Mirikissi Apori Atta.

The chief was destooled on Monday, 1st July 2019 at the Ofori Panin Fie, Kyebi in the Japanese Location.

This follows issues of uncustomary conduct and harassment of the folks of Dome and Gyampomani and his alleged unlawful claim of ownership of lands in the two villages.

The Main of Hemang upon a petition by the folks of Dome and Gyampomanin was invited to answer expenses prior to the Kyebi Govt Council.

The Hemanghene even so is documented to have disregarded the customs of the land and the summons on him to seem just before the Akyem Abuakwa Condition Council.

He is mentioned to have subsequently published a letter addressed to the Council by means of his lawyers, to issue the Council’s jurisdiction of deciding issues relating to Hemang lands.

The Okyenhene consequently took the decision to destool him in the presence of Daasebre Boamah Darko, Adontenhene and Kukurantumihene, the Oseawuohene and Wankyihene, Daasebre Asumadu Appiah, associates of the Kyebi Govt Council, Kingmakers and reps of the Hemang stool.

The Okyenhene condemned the unruly, uncustomary and disrespectful carry out of the Hemanghene.

He stated, the Hemanghene by disrespecting the summons to show up right before him has acted in breach of his customary oath and is for that reason unfit to hold himself as Main of Hemang.

The Gyaasehene of Kyebi, Barima Amoako Darko Ampem poured libation and slaughtered a sheep to give customary validity to the destoolment process.

By this choice, the Kingmakers of the Hemang stool are beneath customary obligation to current a new applicant for set up as Main of Hemang within 40 times.

GIADEC Board Visits Okyenhene – DailyGuide Network

The Board of Directors and the Administration of the freshly recognized Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), have compensated a courtesy contact on the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, and members of the Okyenman Council, at his Palace, at Ofori Paninfie in Kyebi.

The delegation for the stop by was led by the Board Chairman Dr. Anthony Oteng-Gyasi, and the Main Government Officer, Michael Ansah.

They utilised the event to transient the Okyenhene on the operations of the Corporation given that inception and how GIADEC was positioning by itself to assure the advancement of a vivid built-in aluminium market in Ghana, totally harnessing the nation’s Bauxite means, and anchored on deep neighborhood engagement and the tenets of responsible and environmental sustainability.

The delegation also employed the event to request information and assistance from the Okyenhene as GIADEC progresses with its operations, including perform in the Kyebi place, which has Bauxite deposits.

The Osagyefo in his opinions, welcomed the delegation to Ofori Paninfie.

He welcomed the target the Authorities has presented to an Integrated Aluminium Industry anchored on utilising the nations Bauxite reserves, and confident the delegation of his support for this essential strategic initiative.

He nonetheless urged the Company to hold typical engagements with the impacted communities and steer clear of practises that could pollute drinking water bodies serving inhabitants in these parts and beyond, or any steps that would degrade the natural environment.

Speaking about the Atewa forest in specific, he pressured the need to have for efficient steps to be put in spot to make sure that the dual plans of harnessing Ghana’s bauxite reserves for financial reward, would at the similar time final result in sustainable mining tactics that would ensure the comprehensive safety of the surroundings.

The Board Chairman, Dr Oteng-Gyasi, in his reaction, certain the Osagyefo that mining in the Atewa forest in distinct, and other destinations in Ghana, would be carried out with very demanding adherence to sustainable mining principles.

He gave an enterprise to the Okyenhene that his considerations would be fully and sensitively addressed, and that the things to do of GIADEC and its associates would be guided by these kinds of, and would consequence in economic advantages to the people today of the area.

The Government Officer, Mr. Ansah, stressed the dedication of GIADEC to work in partnership with the communities and other stakeholders, together with Civil Culture Organisations, guided by globally accepted greatest practice and requirements to ensure sustainable advancement of mining at all instances.

Other customers of the Board of GIADEC who ended up existing at the assembly have been Dr. Ben Adoo, Humphrey Ayim-Darke, Dr Henry Benyah, Hon. Patrick Bogyako-Siaime, MP, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua, Okyenhemaa and Nana Amampene Boateng Twum II, Nyinahinhene.

The delegation was also joined by Hon. Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Deputy CEO of GIADEC, and Kojo Yankah also from GIADEC.


President Nana Addo Dankwa -Addo on August 30, 2018, assented to the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Corporation Act, 2018, marking the closing stage of the laws.

With the Act in spot, the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Progress Corporation is expected to boost and create an built-in aluminium industry as perfectly as give for linked matters.

Subsequent the intention of government to set up an integrated bauxite and aluminium business in Ghana, a invoice was forwarded to Parliament to think about the establishment of an Built-in Bauxite and Aluminium Company which would set the lawful framework for the growth of the business.

The coming into getting of the Act intended that govt realised the want to take the opportunity to totally exploit the wide bauxite sources readily available to enable in financial advancement of the state