Manhyia palace announces death of Otumfuo’s Hiahene

Manhyia palace has announced the death of Otumfuo Osei Tutu’s Hiahene, Oheneba Agyeman Atweneboanda.

“A distinguished international banker, diplomat, and sportsman, Oheneba Atweneboanda retired as an Executive Director of the African Development Bank before his enstoolment”

“He was an accomplished footballer in his youth, playing for many years for Asante Kotoko Sporting Club alongside his brother, the late Asebi Boakye” a statement from the palace read.

Oheneba Atwenebroanda succeeded the late Oheneba Mensah Bonsu, the celebrated uncle of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, in 1998.

The retired Executive Director of the African Development Bank died on Saturday, July 25, 2020.

He died at 87.

The cause of death and funeral arrangements are yet to be announced.

 

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