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Asantehene To Storm Keta For Hogbetsotso 2022 With A Retinue Of Over 500 Persons Including Chiefs And Attendants



Togbe Sri III, Awoamefia of Anlo greeting the Asantehene when he arrived in Kumasi as special guest during the last Akwasidae in 2018

The Asantehene, Otumfuor Osei Tutu II is expected to arrive in Keta in the Volta Region as the special guest of honor at the 2022 Hogbetsotso festival.

The annual festival of the Anlos of the Volta Region is celebrated to commemorate the exodus of the Ewe people from the oppressive tyranny of King Agorkorli in Togo.

This year’s celebration will mark the 60th anniversary of the festival and the Asantehene has been invited to attend.

The Asantehene is expected to arrive with an entourage of about 500 persons including Chiefs and attendants.

In a list shared on facebook by Kwasi Afrifa Akoto, a son of late Asantehene Kyeame, Baffuor Osei Akoto, there will be 8 Nkonwasoafuo, 25 Afenasoafuo/Atuntufuo, 10 Kyineyetufuo, 1 Apimasantan, 1 Sika Akua, 4 Sanaafuo, 10 Afotosanfuo, 10 Abenasanfuo, 10, Nsumankwafuo, 6 Asomfo, and 8 Nseneefuo.

The others are 4 Danponmu/Papahufuo, 8 Ahoprafuo, 10 Akyemfuo, 3 Somisisi, 5 Adwareye, 5 each for Adum/Abrafuo, 2 Animuyesum, 10 Fontomfrom/Atumpan, 10 Fontomfromsuafuo, 4 Mpebi/Nkrawi, 4 Apeede, 4 Kwadwomfuo. 2 Drugya, and 10 Nyahera.

The rest are 10 Kokwanagya, 5 Mentiahyenfuo, 6 Sodoofuo, 2 Camera Men, and 3 Video Men.

The 2022 Hogbetsotso Festival will be celebrated under the theme, “60 Years of Anlo Hogbetsotso Za: Uniting for Development, Sustaining our Unique Cultural Commonwealth for Future Generations.”

It is worth noting that Asante and Anlo alliance date back over 200 years.

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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