The King of the Ashanti Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has engineered over 1.35 billion dollars projects for his people in Kumasi alone. Liaison Officer for Otumfuo’s projects, Nana Amomanhene has revealed
According to Nana Amoamanhene, there are a number of projects the Asantehene has directly or indirectly financed not for only the people of Kumasi but other parts of the Region.
Speaking in an interview on Kumasi-based Hello Fm monitored by MyNewsGH.com, Nana Amoamanhene revealed that, “from 2015 till today, there have been numerous projects Asantehene has engineered for the sake of his subjects amounting to 1.35 billion dollars in Kumasi alone”.
This statement from the King has become necessary as some individuals have criticized Otumfuo for not embarking on massive projects in the region for his people after he has been on the throne for the past 22 years.
Explaining further to King Edward the Slave, the host, Nana Amoamanhene continued that, the projects His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II engineered were in collaboration with the central government and had great influence as well.
Some project according to Nana Amoamanhene includes, the Kejetia Market, Kumasi Airport face two project among others.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has ruled the great Ashanti Kingdom for more than two decades and is celebrating 22 years on the throne this year.
Source: MyNewsGH.com / Syxtus Eshun / 2021