My Chiefs Dont Defend Me


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The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has
lashed out at Asante chiefs for not defending
him whenever he is ridiculed in the media.
The Asantehene, who was addressing an
Asanteman Council meeting on Thursday,
lamented sourly that chiefs who had sworn to
defend Asanteman as well as himself had
reclined in that duty.
“My own chiefs don’t defend me when they
have sworn oaths to defend me and
Asanteman. So Hon. Yammin was on point
when he said they would defend Manhyia.”
Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Joseph
Yammin, about a fortnight ago criticized
Asante chiefs for not defending Otumfuo in the
face of some leaked videos of the powerful
King dancing with the President and some
government functionaries during a private
party at his residence.
The news of Mr. Yammin’s utterances was met
with several criticisms from several quarters
including the opposition New Patriotic Party
and the Ashanti Youth for Development.
The Asantehene’s lamentation seems to have
vindicated the Deputy Ashanti Regional
Minister.

Source: ghanaweb

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