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Asantehene calls for more women inclusion in politics and other spheres of life

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has called for women inclusion in politics and other spheres of life

The Overlord of Asante Kingdom has observed that, it was important to include women in the development of the country as the few women who have been given the chance have demonstrated patriotism for the country

The Asantehene said the call was necessary to enable womenfolk contribute their quota to nation building

He said this during a durbar to honor women at the Manhyia Palace in the Ashanti Region on Monday April 22, 2024.

The event which formed part of the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Asantehene saw all queen mothers in the Asante Kingdom converging at the Manhyia palace to prepare some local foods.

Monday, April 22 will was set as the day for queen mothers from the various Asante paramountcy in the kingdom to exhibit the cuisines of the Asantes at the Manhyia Palace.

Ranging from the renowned Fufu, to lesser-known and ancient delicacies like “Akau” and “Mampong at3ky3”, the queen mothers and their community members will display local foods from the various traditional zones of the Asante kingdom

While commending Asante Queens and women in general for their enormous contribution to the development of Ghana, Otumfuo place emphasis on gender equality and the need to empower women in Ghana politics.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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