Today, Sunday April 23, 2020, marks exactly 21 years of the enstoolment of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as Asantehene of the Ashanti Kingdom.
Known in private life as Nana Barima Kwaku Duah, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was enstooled in 1999.
The 69 years old king is the 16th Asantehene and by name in direct succession to the 17th century founder of the Ashanti Empire, Otumfuo Osei Tutu I. He is also the Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Under his over two decade reign, Asanteman has seen massive growth and development in diverse areas.
The Manhyia Palace is the seat of the Asantehene, as well as his official residence. It is located at Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom and Ashanti Region.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II succeeded Opoku Ware II as Asantehene.

Today marks 21years of enstoolment of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, as Asantehene. ƆPEMSOƆ AYEKOO!!!! #AsanteheneAt21

Posted by Manhyia Palace on Sunday, April 26, 2020
Manhyia Palace