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Freemasons honour Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in grand ceremony

On Saturday, May 25, Freemasons from Ghana and across the globe gathered in Kumasi to pay tribute to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

The occasion celebrated two significant milestones; his 25th anniversary on the Golden Stool and his quarter-century of service in Freemasonry.

The event took place at the prestigious Bro Otumfuo Sir Agyemang Prempeh II Masonic Hall.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, known within the Grand Lodge of Ghana as Most Worshipful Bro Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, holds the esteemed position of Grand Patron.

His dual anniversaries mark a significant chapter in both his reign as the Asantehene and his influential role within the Masonic community.

The ceremony was a grand affair, reflecting the high regard in which the Asantehene is held. Freemasons from various countries convened to honor his contributions and leadership.

The Asantehene’s influence extends beyond traditional realms, as he has played a pivotal role in the Freemasonry fraternity, fostering unity and progress.

The Bro Otumfuo Sir Agyemang Prempeh II Masonic Hall, named after a distinguished predecessor, provided a fitting venue for the event.

It was adorned with symbolic regalia and decorations befitting the grandeur of the occasion.

The hall resonated with speeches, accolades, and a deep sense of camaraderie as Masons from diverse backgrounds came together to celebrate their Grand Patron.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II's 25 years on the Golden Stool have been marked by significant achievements and modernization efforts within the Ashanti Kingdom.

Simultaneously, his quarter-century of involvement in Freemasonry underscores his commitment to the values of brotherhood, charity, and moral uprightness.

The celebration highlighted not only the Asantehene's leadership but also his embodiment of Masonic principles.

His tenure has been characterized by efforts to promote education, healthcare, and economic development within his jurisdiction and beyond.

As the event concluded, it was evident that Otumfuo Osei Tutu II's legacy would continue to inspire both the Ashanti people and the global Masonic community.

The ceremony was a testament to his enduring influence and the respect he commands on both traditional and Masonic platforms.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith



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