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63rd Independence Day in Kumasi: How Otumfuo arrived ( Photos)

By;brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium for the 63rd Independence Day Celebration.

Followed by an entourage, he is spotted clad in a beautiful kente made with the colours of the Kingdom; green, yellow and black. He was followed by his wife, Julia Osei Tutu.

As a special guest for the historic occasion, the King of the Ashanti Kingdom arrived in his Rolls Royce.

Ghana today is celebrating a historic event, marking 63 years of self-rule by the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to have gained independence from colonial rule.

In attendance of the celebration are Special Guest, Dr. Keith Rowley, the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.

The 42,000-capacity Baba Yara Sports Stadium was filled to capacity as Kumasi, Ghana’s oldest and second-largest city is hosting the event for the first time in the country’s history.

The anniversary is being commemorated under the theme, “Consolidating our Gains”.

See more photos below:

Below are pictures from the event


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