Ivorian President calls on Otumfuo

President Alassane Ouattara of La Côte d’Ivoire, on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 paid homage to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, ahead of the President’s Cup match between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast.

The two Presidents pose with Otumfuo

The Ivorian President was led by his Ghanaian counterpart, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The delegation included Ivorian Ambassador to Ghana, Felix Tanon, and the Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah.

Also present were Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum; Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister, Stephen Asamoah Boateng and Mr. Kudjoe Fianoo, Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCO).

Asante Kotoko lost 1-2 to the Ivorian side in the 2024 President’s Cup played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, in honour of Ghana’s sitting President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who exits office early next year.

The match was also in commemoration of his 80th birthday which falls on March 29, 2024.

Otumfuo welcomes President Alassane Ouattara to the Manhyia Palace

The Ivorian President graced the 67th National Independence Day celebration held yesterday at the Eastern regional capital of Koforidua as the Special Guest.

The theme for this year’s event is: “Our Democracy, Our Pride”.


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