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Asantehene at 25: Ghana Post Launches Commemorative Stamps

The stamps hold immense significance both culturally and historically serving as a tangible tribute to the rich heritage and enduring legacy of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

Ghana Post has launched a commemorative stamp in honour of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, on his silver jubilee celebration.

The Asantehene commemorative stamps are not merely postage stamps but symbols of cultural remembrance and historical appreciation.

The stamps hold immense significance both culturally and historically serving as a tangible tribute to the rich heritage and enduring legacy of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

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At the launch, Managing Director of Ghana Post, Bice Osei Kuffour noted that the commemorative stamps go beyond their functional role as postage stamps, since they stand as symbols of the deep respect and admiration that Ghana holds for Asante Kingdom and its esteemed leader.

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To be officially unveiled on May 4, 2024, at the Manhyia Palace they would not only serve as a collector’s item but also an educational tool to offer insights into Ghana’s history, culture, and traditions.

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“Let this stamp stand as a testament to the indomitable spirit of Ghanaians, a symbol of resilience to resist the oppressor’s rule and a reminder that our roots are the foundation upon which our future is built,” he said.

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation, Alexander Yaw Arphul, commended Ghana Post for the initiative, adding that the introduction of the commemorative stamps is a reflection of Ghana’s National pride and identity

The stamps come in the form of commemorative, crypto stamps, stamp albums, framed gold stamps and postcards.

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