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Dignity, Respect Flow from Asantehene’s Kingship – Presiding Bishop of Methodist

The Methodist Presiding Bishop made the remarks at a non-denominational Thanksgiving Service of the Asantehene’s 25th anniversary on Friday, April 26, 2024.

According to the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Rev Boafo, the leadership style of Otumfuo Osei Tutu has bestowed on kingship an aura of attraction from all sectors of the country and the world.

“You have dignified the chieftaincy institution and restored respect to it. Now we are changing our narrative around it. Through you, we know it revolves around the pursuit of development. Many can testify to this”, he said.

The Methodist Presiding Bishop made the remarks at a non-denominational Thanksgiving Service of the Asantehene’s 25th anniversary on Friday, April 26, 2024.

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As part of his 25th enstoolment anniversary, Otumfuo held a non-denominational thanksgiving service at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Friday.

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The event held at the Dwabrem grounds of the Palace witnessed offerings of prayers, worship, praises, a sermon, musical performances by renowned gospel artists and a speech by the King.

Among the Clergy at the service were: Most Rev Peter Kwesi Sarpong, Catholic Archbishop Emeritus; Most Rev Gabriel Justice Anokye, Catholic Archbishop of Kumasi; and Most Rev Cyril Kobina Ben-Smith, Anglican Bishop of Asante Mampong and Archbishop of Ghana and the Church of the Province of West Africa.

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Others were: Most Rev Prof Daniel Sarfo, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus; Most Rev Prof Emmanuel Asante, Past Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana; Rev Dr Seth Frimpong Coleman, AE Zion Church; Rev Samuel Yeboah, Ashanti Presbytery Chairperson of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana; RT Rev Stephen Owusu, Kumasi Diocese Archbishop; and RT Rev Nu-Ben Abubeker, Past Kumasi Diocesan Methodist Bishop.

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