Okuapemman Delegation Visits MountCrest


Seated from right are Nana Otobour Gyan Kwasi, the Adontenhene, Nana Osim Kwatia, the Gyaasehene, Nana Asiedu Okoo Ababio, the Benkumhene, Mr. Ansa-Asare and Dr. Samuel Akor, Rector and Vice Rector, Mountcrest University College

A three-member delegation from the Akuapem Traditional Council led by the Chief of Aburi and Adontenhene of the traditional area, Nana Otobour Gyan Kwasi III, on Monday called on Mr. Ansa-Asare, Founder and Rector of MountCrest University College in Accra, to inform him officially on arrangements for the burial and final funeral rites of the late Omanhene, Oseadeeyo Nana AddoDankwa III.

The other delegates were Nana Osim Kwatia, the Chief of Amanokrom and Gyaasehene of Akuapem and Osabarima Nana Asiedu Okoo Ababio III, Chief of Larteh-Ahenease and Benkumhene of Akuapem.

The Omanhene passed away last year at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

The delegation presented a bottle of schnapps in accordance with custom, funeral posters of the late Omanhene, a letter officially inviting Mr. Ansa-Asare to the funeral and copies of the funeral programme.

The MountCrest executives at the meeting included Dr. Samuel Akortey Akor, Deputy Rector (Finance and Administration) and Dean, School of Medical and Health Sciences who received the drinks, and Prof. Emmanuel Kwabena Quansah, Deputy Rector (Academic and Students Affairs) and Dean, Faculty of Law, both prominent citizens of Akuapem.

On his part, Mr. Ansa-Asare expressed his appreciation to the delegation for formally informing him of the Omanhene’s demise and inviting him to the funeral. He assured the delegation of his full support and participation in the funeral.