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Profile Of Nana Otuo Siriboe II, The Ruler Whose 50th Anniversary Saw The Attendance Of Otumfuor, Presidents: Akufo-Addo & Ramaphosa And Others



The Paramount Chief of Asante Juaben, Daasebre Otuo Siriboe II crowned his 50 years anniversary celebrations as ruler of the Juaben state last weekend with a grand durbar in Juaben.

The durbar was graced by many high-profile dignitaries including the Asantehene Otumfuor Osei Tutu II, President Akufo-Addo and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, and a host of Ministers of State.

This portal brings you a brief profile of the Juabenhene, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Council of State.

Profile of Daasebre Otuo Siriboe II

Nana Otuo Siriboe II was born in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Little is known about his early years and childhood education but it is known that he was admitted to study electrical engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in the 1960s. He graduated in 1969 and after a brief stint as an engineer was installed as the paramount chief of the Juaben traditional area.

Nana Otu Siriboe II was installed as Paramount Chief of Juaben Traditional area in 1971.

Council of State

During the John Agyekum Kufour administration, Nana Siriboe II was appointed to the council of state. He served two terms as a member of the council from 2001 to 2009.

In February 2017 he was again appointed to the council by President Nana Akuffo-Addo. He was unanimously elected to chair all the activities of the twenty five member council. Nana Siriboe’s responsibilities as the chair of the council include meeting with Ghanaians of all political persuasions and professionals to listen to their concerns and views so an unbiased conclusion can be attained during the council’s deliberations.

He regularly makes public statements which helps to shape both government and private industry policies. Six months after becoming chair of the Council of State, Nana Otu Siriboe II, in an address enumerated some of the work the council had done. They included 36 meetings to discuss important issues concerning the country.

Chief among the issues, according to him, were those that concerned the creation of new regions in the country. On February 23, 2021, he was again re-elected and sworn in as the chairman of the eighth Council of State by His excellency the president, Nana Akuffo-Addo.

Positions Held

  • Member of Constituent Assembly of 1979
  • Member of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Board
  • Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Board
  • St. Louis Secondary School Board
  • Chairman of the KNUST Council
  • Member of Lands Commission
  • Member of Ghana Prison Service Council
  • Ghana Trade Fair Authority
  • Director of Anglogold Ashanti
  • Member Council of State
  • Chairman Council of State

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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