Glory be to the heavens, at long last the 15 years vacant stool of Amakye Bare, Barakese, Kumasi in the Ashanti region has got an occupant under the stool name Nana Gyedu Kumanini IV.
Nana Gyedu Kumanini IV is known in his business/public life as Mr Kwame Alex Frimpong.
Historically the indigenes of Amakye Bare came from Akyem Kumanini and settled at Offin ano bare, Barakese a suburb of Kumasi under the reign of the third Asante king.
Formerly, one Nana Osei Kwabena ruled Amakye Bare for 60years and after his reign the stool been vacant for almost 15years, reasons being that there has been internal fabricated wrangling and issues to deal with.
But by the matured guidance of King Solomon Otumfuor Osei tutu II, the over lord of the great Ashanti empire and his elders the case was resolved and trashed amicably in the presence of the Bantamahene, Nana Baffour Owusu Amankwatia VI, the head of the krontire clan and war Marshall for Asantehene ,Tepahene Nana Adusei Antwima Ampem and many others.
On Monday, 27th of November, Otumfuor and his elders sat in state and resolved the issues between the two parties. Quickly after this incident the new occupant Nana Gyedu Kumanini IV with the support of family swore an oath of allegiance to the Asantehene, Otumfuor Osei tutu and Asanteman.
The second day saw the new occupant Nana Gyedu Kumanini IV being officially introduced to his town people amidst singing, drumming and chanting of praises, Nana Gyedu Kumanini IV sat in state at Amakye Bare to receive greetings and well wishes from his subject/people and other dignitaries. Present at this ceremony was Abusuapanyin Kojo Mprah (Head of Amakye Bare stool) , Nana Mamisehene, Nana Kwabena Krofromhene, Obaapanyin Akosua Ataa, staff members of T&G Royal Ghana and partners from Taiwan and the general community members of Amakye bare.
Honestly the looks on the faces tells it all that indeed the Joshua to take them to the promised land has finally arrived. Nana Gyedu Kumanini IV, on his part, used the opportunity to thank the Almighty for his blessings and Otumfuor Nana Osei Tutu for his wisdom, guidance and love as a leader of the great Ashanti empire. He promised to protect, promote the unity and culture that existed among his people since he sees that as a symbol of promoting peace and bringing forth developments to his people hence making Asanteman proud.
He also advised the youth of Amakye Bare to be law abiding citizens and take their education seriously since its his topmost priority in making Assanteman proud and great again.